Education 2000 754309017992 An Evening with Dick Gregory
Dick Gregory is a brilliant comedian a leading civil and human rights activist a nutrtionist author recording artist actor philosopher anti-drug crusader and a unique and complex individual. He worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Souther Christian Leadership Conference and was often jailed as they fought non-violently for justice and equality. Gregory has become a highly sought after public speaker on social issues. In this program he is addressing am audience in Atlanta and delivers powerful information about pertinent social and race issues in his unique style that has made him a sought after public speaker. Among the many topics he talks about Gregory discusses the September 11th hijackings AIDS the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy destructive rap music health and much more. The Mistress of Ceremonies is Karen Mason. Open remarks are from Eric Toure Muhammad Editor of The Final Call. Poet GA.Me presents her innovative style of poetic rhymes. Kenya Jordana James founder of Blackgirl Magazine introduces Gregory. 2 hours.