Barrier-breaking US comedian, activist Dick Gregory dead at 84

Barrier-breaking US comedian, activist Dick Gregory dead at 84

WASHINGTON: US comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory, who broke barriers as a performer in the era of segregation and challenged racism through searing humor, died on Saturday night, his family said.

He was 84.

In a Facebook post, Christian Gregory did not give the cause of death but said his father started feeling ill on August 9,

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