UpFront

Selected Audio from Late Activist and Comedian Dick Gregory

This morning’s episode includes clips of Dick Gregory, who died this past August, speaking throughout his long career as a comedian, civil rights activist, and social critic. Gregory speaks at the Congress of Racial Equality in June 30th, 1967, takes comedic shots at Richard Nixon as part of a standup set from 1974, and delivers an impassioned speech at a Freedom Rally in 1963. 

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