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Dick Gregory, groundbreaking comedian and civil rights activist, dies at 84

L.A. Times Sunday, 20 August 2017
Dick Gregory, who became the first black stand-up comic to break the color barrier in major nightclubs in the early 1960s, a decade in which he satirized segregation and race relations in his act and launched his lifetime commitment to civil rights and other social justice issues, died Saturday....
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Dick Gregory, a comedian who lambasted racism and played a prominent role in the 1960s civil rights movement died on Saturday at age 84. Linda So reports.

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