Tag Archives: Dick Gregory

Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP Day, Everyone. Dick Gregory: Wisdom | The Two-Hour Special Ojays, because, I’m home healing, and I need this kind of music.

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Comedian, Civil Rights Activist, Icon Dick Gregory Dead at the age of 84

From CNN: Dick Gregory, legendary comic and civil rights activist, dies at 84 USA TODAY Published 10:55 p.m. ET Aug. 19, 201 Comic trailblazer and civil rights activist Dick Gregory died on Saturday night at age 84. Son Christian Gregory … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | James Baldwin Week

BALDWIN’S NIGGER – James Baldwin and Dick Gregory Baldwin’s Nigger 1 of 3 Baldwin’s Nigger 2 of 3 Baldwin’s Nigger 3 of 3

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Dick Gregory Breaks it Down (*THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT) For Lawrence O’Donnell & The Rest of Folks Who Try To CO-OPT Its Legacy

                                 TELL THE TRUTH and shame the DEVIL, Mr. Gregory. To (OWS) Occupy Wall Street, Gay Rights activists and any other group out there, you don’t even come close to the Civil Rights Movement, got it.   TELL CONGRESS TO PASS THE AJA … Continue reading

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