Dick Gregory & Michael Jackson Shared An Enduring Friendship
September 16, 2017
Michael Jackson and Dick Gregory

Today is Dick Gregory’s funeral. Dick Gregory and Michael Jackson shared an enduring friendship growing out of their mutual commitment to equality, social causes and the betterment of others. Michael valued Dick’s companionship and unwavering support, while admiring how he used his talent to make people laugh as a force for good. Dick Gregory will always be remembered as someone whose most powerful weapon was an incredible wit that he used during our nation’s tumultuous civil rights struggle to expose and undermine some of society’s most oppressive and demeaning barriers.

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