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A Homegoing service will be held for famed comedian and activist Dick Gregory on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The service will be held at the City Of Praise Family Ministries located in Landover, Maryland. Roland Martin will be hosting the event honoring the late great Gregory. If you are unable to attend but would still […]

The life of Dick Gregory has had a huge impact on daughter Ayanna Gregory who says, “As painful as it is and as much as  I miss my daddy, we knew that he was ready.” Gregory was a comedian and a powerful activist while he was alive. As a family man, his daughter explained,  “He was […]

After listening to the speech that President Donald Trump gave in Arizona, Reverend. Al Sharpton asked himself the question what would Dick Gregory expect of us? Well, the Reverend says, “The best way we can try to come to a real answer is to see what he did. And that is to challenge and stay on the […]

Founder of Radio One and long-time friend of Dick Gregory, Cathy Hughes talks about her friendship with the activist. Gregory believed in black media, he bought black newspapers and spent thousands in the media industry for it. On talking about Radio One, Hughes said, “he loved us. He appreciated the work we were doing to […]

Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory has died. The Rev. Al Sharpton remembers him and the impact he had on his life and the world The Rev was 16-years-old when he had the honor of meeting Dick Gregory. Gregory started out a comedian before diving into the world of civil rights and politics. The […]

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Cathy Hughes founder of Radio One talks about her good friend Dick Gregory and his work. Hughes explained that, “one thing that most people did not realize was that he was critical. He held black leadership accountable the same way he held white leadership accountable.” She went on to explain how Dick Gregory laid the foundation,” […]

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Fans and supporters of comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory are gathered in mourning today. The fiery social critic and public figure passed over the weekend, leaving behind a rich history of blazing trails for other Black comedians and outspoken thinkers. Richard Claxton Gregory was born October 12, 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri. The […]


  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Gregory, 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’s son, Christian, told The Associated Press his father died late Saturday in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for about a week. He […]

Civil rights activist Dick Gregory, who is known for his activism during the Civil Rights Movement and Vietnam War, has died at the age of 84. Gregory died August 19, 2017,  a post on his Instagram made by his son states that the comedian and activist died in Washington D.C. Gregory was taken to the […]

Comedian Dick Gregory is performing at the Howard Theater in Washington, DC with Paul Mooney Saturday, February 11th, but before he takes the stage, he talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about how powerful white folks are, what makes a marriage last and much more. The comedy legend will also be at the Baltimore Comedy […]

  12/22/16- Comedian Dick Gregory performs at the Arlington Improv this weekend but before he takes the stage he talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Joe Morton’s portrayal of him on Broadway, Trump and much more.   Watch the entire interview above.   Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.    

Comedian and author Dick Gregory has been active since the ’60’s and is showing no signs of slowing down. Gregory turns 84 today and the activist remains fiery and opinionated as ever. Richard Claxton Gregory was born in 1932 in St. Louis. A star track and field athlete, Gregory ran for two years as a […]