Dick Gregory

Gregory speaks onstage at the Independent Lens 'Soul Food Junkies' panel at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 21, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

As a Comic and Activist, Dick Gregory Stands Alone

Eighty-years-old and still performing, Dick Gregory is known as the first black comedian to play to both black and white audiences.