Gregory became popular in the 1950’s as a comic while serving in the military. Throughout his career Gregory used his voice and platform to bright to light political unjust through activism, writings and more. Gregory was also an advocate for health and clean eating. He educated many about raw fruit and vegetable diets and even launched his own “Slim-Safe Bahamian Diet”. Gregory was just honored by Ben’s Chili Bowl on their famous mural.
Until his death Gregory toured the country spreading positivity and wokeness before we even knew what being woke was. Rest in heaven legend.
Civil Rights Activist and Comedian Dick Gregory Dead at 84 was originally published on praisedc.com