Dick Gregory, best know for his triple threat of being a comedian, and author, and for his activism. He used his humor to acknowledge the extensive racial discrimination in America. RELATED: Dick Gregory Wanted To Keep Black-Owned Media Alive Gregory made sure we could remember to laugh in hopes to keep us from crying. His […]
The family of Mr. Dick Gregory would like to officially announce that the “Celebration of Life” service for their beloved one has been scheduled for Saturday, September 16, 2017 in Landover, MD. (Washington, DC Area). Special Guests will include: Stevie Wonder, Minister Louis Farrakhan, C.T. Vivian, Martin Luther King III, Myrlie Evers-Williams, Ilyasah Shabazz (daughter […]
I was first introduced to Dick Gregory at an early age, my brother and I would sneak and listen to his comedy albums. He taught me to laugh as a child, and think as I became an adult. Gregory gained notoriety when he broke down barriers in the 1960s, opening doors for other black comedians. […]
Comedian Dick Gregory is performing at the Howard Theater in Washington, DC with Paul Mooney Saturday, February 11th, but before he takes the stage, he talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about how powerful white folks are, what makes a marriage last and much more. The comedy legend will also be at the Baltimore Comedy […]
12/22/16- Comedian Dick Gregory performs at the Arlington Improv this weekend but before he takes the stage he talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Joe Morton’s portrayal of him on Broadway, Trump and much more. Watch the entire interview above. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
If you were one of the people who paid to see legendary comedian Dick Gregory at The Comedy Zone at 10pm on Saturday night in Clayton, you walked away disappointed. According to The Carolinian, the performer had already performed for three of his four sold out shows at the The Comedy Zone when an owner told him […]
Howard University on Sunday honored Cathy Hughes, Founder and Chairperson of Radio One, Inc., the largest Black-owned multi-media company in the country, at the unveiling of the Cathy Hughes School of Communications.
Comedian and author Dick Gregory has been active since the ’60’s and is showing no signs of slowing down. Gregory turns 84 today and the activist remains fiery and opinionated as ever. Richard Claxton Gregory was born in 1932 in St. Louis. A star track and field athlete, Gregory ran for two years as a […]
Dick Gregory is performing at the Caroline’s on Broadway Wednesday, October 12th and Sunday, October 16th, but before he takes the stage, he talks all things politics and why Christians can’t be mad at Donald Trump with the Tom Joyner Morning Show. Is he shocked by Donald Trump’s latest antics? “We act like this […]
Veteran actor Joe Morton stars as Dick Gregory in the off-Broadway play, Turn Me Loose, now playing at the Westside Theater. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about nailing Dick Gregory, how Kerry Washington‘s pregnancy will effect Scandal and much more. On meeting the legendary comedian: “We’ve only met one or two times and spoke […]
The legendary Dick Gregory is performing at the Houston Improv this week and Chicago’s Knickerbocker hotel on May 15th. He talks to the Tom…
Comedian and activist Dick Gregory is performing at the Arlington Improv December 26th and 27th. He’ll also be with Martin Luther King III in Nashville on January 18th…