Comedian And Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory Honored By Hollywood Walk Of Fame
This is great news! Dick Gregory has joined an elite Hollywood “club”, having been honored with the 2,542nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday. Stevie Wonder, Nick Cannon, George Lopez, Tommy Davidson and a number of other celebs were on hand for the big event.
Here’s more info on Gregory for those of you not in the know, via his rep:
Dick Gregory was in his early 40’s, a Hollywood club favorite, outspoken, funny and rich, when he walked away from it all. He met a preacher named the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and he began to see that life was not all jokes and laughter. Inspired by King, Dick Gregory walked away from a luxurious, show-biz life and became a part of King’s nonviolent protest movement.
Suddenly, Gregory found himself sitting…
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