Thursday, July 19, 2018

Tag: dick gregory

In Memoriam: Remembering the Entertainers, Activists, Business...

Charlie Murphy The older brother of comic Eddie Murphy, Charlie Murphy was an accomplished comic in his own right. While he is perhaps best known...

Friends, Family Gather to Celebrate the Life...

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) —While the Emmy Awards missed the chance to honor legendary comedian Dick Gregory, his family and friends did not. The likes of...

Watch the Powerful Dick Gregory Speech That...

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MCxeB1XTeQ&feature=youtu.be In a 2011 interview with TV host and writer Tavis Smiley, Prince talks about chemtrails, violence in Black communities and how comedian and activist...

John Legend and ‘Scandal’ Star Joe Morton...

Grammy-winning R&B singer John Legend is working with ABC's "Scandal" star Joe Morton on a play about the life of comedian and activist Dick...

After 50 Years of Fighting Against Racism,...

It was about 50 years ago that Dick Gregory became an iconic figure in comedy by breaking down barriers for Black comedians. Now he’s...

Dick Gregory Among 30 Entertainers to Receive...

The Hollywood Walk of Fame is home to the handprints of many actors, musicians and other entertainers, but this year it will also showcase...

24 Black Celebs Who Risked Fame &...

Muhammad Ali Former professional boxer Muhammad Ali is generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport's history. A controversial and even polarizing figure during...

Dick Gregory: Racists Are Out to Get...

Beyonce and Jay-Z are taking heat for the Cuba excursion because white racists are on the hunt to attack African-Americans -- so says legendary...

Dick Gregory Unleashes on Spike Lee About...

Dick Gregory, the groundbreaking comedian, author, civil rights activist and Bahamian Diet inventor, added a new title to his resume — film critic. Well, actually more...

Killer Mike, Dick Gregory – A Civil...

Atlanta - On Killer Mike's new politically charged album, R.A.P. (Rebellious African People) Music, he leads off the song "Don't Die" with a 50-second...