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Jet Magazine John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Dick Gregory October 1972

Thirty Jet Magazine Covers – Voices of East Anglia

Thirty cool covers of Jet Magazine featuring Curtis Mayfield, Stevie Wonder, Richard Pryor, Bobby wommack, Marlon Brando, Sly Stone, James Brown and More.

Dick Gregory unsuccessfully ran for President of the United States in 1968 as a write-in candidate of the Freedom and Peace Party, which had broken off from the Peace and Freedom Party. He garnered 47,097 votes (including one from Hunter S. Thompson) with fellow activist Mark Lane as his running mate in some states, David Frost in others, and Dr. Benjamin Spock in Virginia and Pennsylvania garnering more than the party he had left. Dick Gregory in 1965.

Dick Gregory unsuccessfully ran for President of the United States in 1968 as a write-in candidate of the Freedom and Peace Party, which had broken off from the Peace and Freedom Party. He garnered 47,097 votes (including one from Hunter S. Thompson) with fellow activist Mark Lane as his running mate in some states, David Frost in others, and Dr. Benjamin Spock in Virginia and Pennsylvania garnering more than the party he had left. Dick Gregory in 1965.

Dick Gregory, 1970 | Source Letterhead used by comedian and activist Dick Gregory in the 1970s.

LETTERHEADY

letterheady –adjective 1. overcome by a strong emotion due to a letterhead design. Edited by me, Shaun Usher. I also run Letters of Note and Lists of Note.

Dick Gregory, writer, activist, comedian and health advocate, has been vegetarian since the 1960s. Known for going on long fasts, sometimes up to 50 days!

Dick Gregory Legacy

The Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Dick Gregory. Memorial Services to be held for Richard Claxton Gregory (Dick Gregory) September 16th, 4pm City of Praise Ministries, 8501 Jericho City Dr. Landover, MD 20785. Dick Gregory 1932 -2017.

"If I'm a woman and I'm walking down the street naked, you STILL don't have a right to rape me." ~Dick Gregory

Silenced Majority Portal

Informed comment, political humor, and the pursuit of fun.

James Baldwin and Dick Gregory: "Baldwin's Nigger" (1969)

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Dick Gregory - I had the pleasure of a 1-on-1 lunch conversation with the comedian and activist. His ending comment to me? "Don't settle. Make your life what you want it to be, but just don't settle." Haunting words.

MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine welcomes civil rights icons for speaker series

Three nationally recognized civil rights leaders will visit Michigan State University in February to participate in a lecture series honoring those who took part in the U.S. civil rights movement.

One final Quotember for #blackhistorymonth - too bad February is the shortest month of the year! Dick Gregory is performing at Bryn Mawr College today as part of their Black History Month celebration. Gregory is known for being an activist, humorist, citizen, and humanitarian. This is one of his lesser-known quotes, which I believe deserves more exposure.

One final Quotember for #blackhistorymonth - too bad February is the shortest month of the year! Dick Gregory is performing at Bryn Mawr College today as part of their Black History Month celebration. Gregory is known for being an activist, humorist, citizen, and humanitarian. This is one of his lesser-known quotes, which I believe deserves more exposure.

Dick Gregory: Race, Comedy, & Justice

http://chicagohumanities.org - See more Chicago Humanities Festival events. Its hard to predict whether Dick Gregory will be most celebrated as a path-breaki...