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Dick Gregory Dead At 84

(Gossip-Grind) Dick Gregory Dead At 84:

Comedian and civil rights activist 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 died late Saturday in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for about a week. He had suffered a severe bacterial infection. Gregory’s death was confirmed on social media by his family.

“It is with enormous sadness that the Gregory family confirms that their father, comedic legend and civil rights activist Mr. Dick Gregory departed this earth tonight in Washington, DC.,” his son Christian Gregory wrote.

Many have taken to social media to pay their respect.

RIP to the Great Dick Gregory 🙏🏽

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#RIPDICKGREGORY THANK YOU FOR ALL THAT YOUVE DONE. #blackexcellence

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I got us from here OG…..

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