18
Sep
2017

Dick Gregory Laid To Rest: Bill Cosby, Stevie Wonder, India Arie, Nick Cannon, Killer Mike, Maxine Waters, Louis Farrakhan, Donnie Simpson Attend

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Dick Gregory Laid To Rest: Bill Cosby, Stevie Wonder, India Arie, Nick Cannon, Killer Mike, Maxine Waters, Louis Farrakhan, Donnie Simpson Attend

Dick Gregory Laid to Rest

Over the weekend, Dick Gregory was laid to rest. The legendary civil rights activist’s funeral service was held Saturday at City of Praise Family Ministries in Landover, Maryland.

Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s, was known for bringing national attention to integration and social equality for blacks. He died in Washington, D.C., last month at the age of 84.

Dick Gregory Laid To Rest: Bill Cosby, Stevie Wonder, India Arie, Nick Cannon, Killer Mike, Maxine Waters, Louis Farrakhan, Donnie Simpson Attend

Celebrities in attendance included Stevie Wonder, who sang; representative Maxine Waters; Louis Farrakhan, who delivered the eulogy; rapper and political activist Killer Mike; Nick Cannon; singer India Arie; Scandal actor Joe Morton; Bill Cosby and his wife Camille; former NBA player John Salley and others.

Dick Gregory Laid To Rest: Bill Cosby, Stevie Wonder, India Arie, Nick Cannon, Killer Mike, Maxine Waters, Louis Farrakhan, Donnie Simpson Attend

Dick Gregory Laid To Rest: Bill Cosby, Stevie Wonder, India Arie, Nick Cannon, Killer Mike, Maxine Waters, Louis Farrakhan, Donnie Simpson Attend

Dick Gregory Laid To Rest: Bill Cosby, Stevie Wonder, India Arie, Nick Cannon, Killer Mike, Maxine Waters, Louis Farrakhan, Donnie Simpson Attend

Dick Gregory Laid To Rest: Bill Cosby, Stevie Wonder, India Arie, Nick Cannon, Killer Mike, Maxine Waters, Louis Farrakhan, Donnie Simpson Attend

Dick Gregory Laid To Rest: Bill Cosby, Stevie Wonder, India Arie, Nick Cannon, Killer Mike, Maxine Waters, Louis Farrakhan, Donnie Simpson Attend

Dick Gregory Laid To Rest: Bill Cosby, Stevie Wonder, India Arie, Nick Cannon, Killer Mike, Maxine Waters, Louis Farrakhan, Donnie Simpson Attend

Dick Gregory Laid To Rest: Bill Cosby, Stevie Wonder, India Arie, Nick Cannon, Killer Mike, Maxine Waters, Louis Farrakhan, Donnie Simpson Attend

Dick Gregory Laid To Rest: Bill Cosby, Stevie Wonder, India Arie, Nick Cannon, Killer Mike, Maxine Waters, Louis Farrakhan, Donnie Simpson Attend

Dick Gregory Laid To Rest: Bill Cosby, Stevie Wonder, India Arie, Nick Cannon, Killer Mike, Maxine Waters, Louis Farrakhan, Donnie Simpson Attend

Afterward, Gregory was celebrated on the historic U Street, in D.C.

The Gregory Family sent Mr Gregory off in grand fashiom. Celebrate and honor our elders.

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As previously reported, He died in Washington, D.C., last month at the age of 84.

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  • currvalicious

    Rest in peace Baba……

  • RIP my brother

  • Terry M. Davis-Nicholson

    Brother Dick Gregory Magnificent Man Of Truth Rest in Perfect Peace King Baba?? You made us laugh when we wanted to cry #activist #teacher

  • Pauletta Mamacita

    Thank you Mr. Gregory for being who you are a Real Warrior who never waiver, and kept true to the Cause. I learned a lot from you, I am passing on.