Tag: Dick Gregory

Dick Gregory Is Gone, Only a Few Warriors Left

By Michael September 18, 2017 Off

Dick Gregory is gone, at least from this level of existence.To the world his departure was sudden. It came a week or two after public announcements that Gregory had been hospitalized. He was a warrior, defined as a person “who is engaged aggressively or energetically in an activity, cause, or conflict.” read more

Dick Gregory on Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman and parallels with Atlanta’s Missing and Murdered Children

By Michael August 21, 2017 Off

Editor’s Note: This is a reprint of an exclusive interview with Dick Gregory during a protest march for Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida. The article is reprinted from Allvoices, March 2012.

Mounting evidence has begun to disprove the assertions of George Zimmerman in his version of what happened when he fired a handgun into the chest of Trayvon Martin. The shot mortally wounded Martin and speculation abounds over the reason why Zimmerman would shoot an unarmed black teenager. read more