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US comedian, activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

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Gregory is credited with laying the groundwork for black comics such as Bill Cosby and Richard Pryor.

Washington

US comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory, who broke barriers as a performer in the era of segregation and challenged racism through searing humour, died Saturday night, his family said. He was 84.

In a Facebook post, Christian Gregory did not give the cause of

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