Today we celebrate the 86th Birthday of Baba Dick Gregory.  The comedian, civil rights activist and humanitarian had left a legacy that will last a lifetime. Urban One Founder, Ms. Cathy Hughes tells a story about Gregory’s philanthropy after a live broadcast that you have to hear to believe. Rest In Peace Baba Gregory. RELATED: Ayanna […]

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The original playboy has passed. Hugh Hefner, the founder of the iconic Playboy magazine, died at the Playboy Mansion, of natural causes at age 91, Playboy Enterprises said in a statement on Wednesday. Hefner started the legendary Magazine in Chicago in 1953 with the help of  a $1,000 loan from his mother. From there the […]

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The 2017 Emmy Awards were celebrated for maybe their most diverse nominee list in history. Also, Atlanta’s Donald Glover and Lena Waithe made history by winning awards in their respective categories. However, The during their memoriam segment the Television Academy happened to forget to honor comedians Charlie Murphy and Dick Gregory. Donald Glover, Lena Waithe […]

In honor of his legacy, many will come from across the world to celebration the life of Dick Gregory. Urban One will head the coverage as TV One’s Roland Martin will host a live stream of his homegoing service this Saturday, Sept. 16, starting at 3pm here. We will also carry the livestream here on […]

Join us as we celebrate the life of Dick Gregory you will hear from many of his friends and acquaintances. We also want to hear from you because we know Dick Gregory touched a lot of people. The Big Show starts on WOL 1450 AM & 95.9 FM at 4 pm ET., 3 pm CT., […]


Follow WOLDCNews On Twitter: Ronald Martin will be playing tribute to legendary comedian, civil rights activist and revolutionary Dick Gregory on NewsOne Now Monday, August 21st starting at 7am eastern/6am central. Many including Urban One Founder Cathy Hughes will pay homage to Gregory who passed away Saturday evening (August 19th). Be sure to tune in […]

Legendary comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory has reportedly passed away at the age of 84.  TVOne’s Roland Martin tweeted the news that Gregory had passed on. 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, […]