Legendary comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

WCPOPublished: August 20, 2017
Published: August 20, 2017

Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Gregory died late Saturday in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for about a week, his son Christian Gregory told The Associated Press. He had suffered a severe bacterial infection.

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