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               Dick Gregory was involved in the civil and                               human rights movement around the world.
was best known for active involvement in                          helping to stop bigotry against Black people in                       our country, but he worked for the rights of Native

          Americans and others who called on him from                        anywhere in the world. For a long time, he gave up his            comedy to work in the Civil Rights Movement along with          Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and others. Like others, he             was beaten and jailed for picketing against bigotry, the            death penalty and racist police violence against Black             men in particular.

 Civil & Human Rights
and Social Justice

He was also known for strongly supporting women's rights, voting rights and animal rights. He bitterly opposed the

Vietnam War.  He spoke on numerous college campuses and influenced many people to become activists.

Arts & Entertainment

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Dick Gregory was an American comedian who made people
laugh, but through his humor, he taught 
many lessons and
inspired many to become involved 
in making a difference in 
their own lives. He taught us 
not to be afraid to do what is
right.He befriended and 
taught many young entertainers,
athletes, actors, and 
others how to maximize their talent so
that what they 
said or did had meaning beyond making people
He taught them how to use their talents and a portion of 
their resources for the benefit of the underserved. There were
so many defining moments in his life. 
We will continue his legacy
of educating, empowering andenlightening future generations to
make their own mark in the world.

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              Dick Gregory was a health guru.

            Many people of all races turned to him for

           advice on their health challenges. Many will

          remember his Bahamian Diet and his advice on                 drinking large quantities of water. He worked on

       weight loss with no chemicals religiously and

      helped many obese people to lose weight.

     Throughout his life, he was always willing to help

    people with their health challenges by limiting their

   diet to mostly vegetables.


He often recommended vitamins over chemical-based prescriptions. 

Health & Wellness

One of his best-known books was "Dick Gregory's Natural Diet for Folks Who Eat--Cookin' with Mother Nature."

A later book just before he made his transition was "The 12 Essentials for Optimal Health" with Dick Gregory's Caribbean Shake.

Join us in our mission at The Dick Gregory Society

We do this work while being loving, lovable and embracing his humor as a teaching tool.

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