Happy Birthday Dick Gregory!
|Richard Gregory (born October 12, 1932) – U.S. comedian, civil rights activist|
Read the Guardian obituary for Dick Gregory here
“I walked into this restaurant and this waitress said ‘we don’t serve coloured people here’ and I said ‘that’s all right, I don’t eat coloured people. Bring me a whole fried chicken.’” The joke encapsulates the three careers pursued by Gregory, who has died aged 84 – comedian, political activist and diet expert.”