Tag: Comedian

Dick Gregory, Barrier-Breaking Comedian and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 84

Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Gregory died late Saturday in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for about a week, his son Christian Gregory told The Associated Press. He
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Comedian Charlie Murphy Dead at 57 After Leukemia Battle

Charlie Murphy, Eddie’s older brother, and a successful standup comedian in his own right has died from leukemia according to his manager. Charlie died in a NYC hospital. His manager says he’d been going through chemo. He famously co-starred on Chappelle Show in some of Dave’s most memorable skits … including the night he partied
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