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Dick Gregory Civil Rights Activist and Comedian 84 Dies

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Dick Gregory, the pioneering black satirist who transformed cool humor into a barbed force for civil rights in the 1960s, then veered from his craft for a life devoted to protest and fasting in the name of assorted social causes, health regimens and conspiracy theories, died Saturday in Washington. He was 84.Mr. Gregory’s son Christian Gregory, who announced his death on social media, said more details would…..

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