Sad News: Comedic legend and Civil Rights Icon Dick Gregory dies at the age of 84. 

| August 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Comedic legend and civil rights activist Dick Gregory died Saturday at the age of 84.

Dick Gregory died in Washington, DC, Christian Gregory his son said, without giving details.
“It is with enormous sadness that the Gregory family confirms that their father, comedic legend and civil rights activist Mr. Dick Gregory departed this earth tonight in Washington, DC,” Christian Gregory wrote. “The family appreciates the outpouring of support and love and respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time. More details will be released over the next few days.”

Dick Gregory was taken to the hospital after feeling ill Aug. 9 and was later released with instructions to rest for a few days, but his family returned him to the hospital three days later on Aug. 12, at which time he was admitted.

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