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Dick Gregory | 1932 - 2017

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Comedian Dick Gregory in 1995. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Comedian Dick Gregory is escorted to a police van in Grant Park as police broke up a march of civil rights demonstrators in Chicagoin 1965. They were en route to City Hall after a court had enjoined them from carrying out a school boycott. (Charles Knoblock / Associated Press)
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Comedian and social activist Dick Gregory campaigns for president in New York in 1969. (Anthony Barboza / Getty Images)
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Comedian Dick Gregory addresses a group of youths at a Freedom School sponsored by the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church during a one-day boycott called by black leaders to protest de facto segregation at Milwaukee schoolsin 1964. (Charles Knoblock / Associated Press)
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Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali spoons through a dish of health food he was promoting for Dick Gregory, right, at a Chicago press conference in1978. (Charles Knoblock / Associated Press)
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Dick Gregory speaks tostudents at the University of South Florida in 1971. He used humor to make pointed jabs at racism, the CIA, President Nixon, the frozen orange juice industry and the economic recession. (Associated Press)
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Dick Gregory leads a protest march at Kroger Food and Pharmacy in 2001 in Royal Oak Township, Mich., after Travis Shelton died during a struggle with store security guards who suspected Shelton of shoplifting. (Paul Warner / Associated Press)
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Actor Chris Tucker and Dick Gregory with the Rev. Jesse Jackson at awreath-laying ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., in2013. (The Washington Post )
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Dick Gregory attends a 50th-anniversary party for actor-activists Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis at a New York hotelin 1998. (Mark Lennihan / Associated Press)
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Dick Gregory poses for a portrait during the “Audacity Of Hope Ball” in2009 in Washington, D.C. (Brendan Smialowski / Getty Images)
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Dick Gregory, center, gestures to the crowd at a"State Of The Black Union” symposium in 2008 in New Orleans.With Gregory were, from left,professor and author Cornel West, author and political analyst Donna Brazile, TransAfrica Forum Executive Director Nicole Lee and Morehouse College President Robert Michael Franklin. (Richard Alan Hannon / Getty Images)
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Dick Gregory addressesa crowd gathered near the Inglewood Police Department headquarters in July 2002 to protest the treatment and arrest of 16–year–old Donovan Jackson. (John Lok)
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