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Remembering Comedian And Social Activist Dick Gregory11:03
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Comedian and activist Dick Gregory in 2012. (Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Comedian and activist Dick Gregory in 2012. (Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
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Comedian Dick Gregory died last Saturday at age 84. In addition to his comedy, he was also an outspoken activist and cultural commentator.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Roy Wood Jr. (@roywoodjr), comedian and correspondent for "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah," about Gregory's legacy.

Editor's Note: This segment contains three uncensored uses of the N-word.

This segment aired on August 25, 2017.

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