Dick Gregory, Legendary Comedian, Activist and Social Critic Dies at 84

(FreshAsFrankie) Gregory’s son, Christian, confirmed the news today on Dick’s Instagram page:

It is with enormous sadness that the Gregory family confirms that their father, comedic legend and civil rights activist Mr. Dick Gregory departed this earth tonight in Washington, DC. The family appreciates the outpouring of support and love and respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time. More details will be released over the next few days