Dick Gregory and MJ

Dick Gregory was a civil rights activist, comedic legend, and one of Michael Jackson's friends and biggest defenders.
Dick Gregoryy and Michael Jackson shared an enduring friendship growing out of their mutual commitment to equality, social causes and the betterment of others. Michael valued Dick’s companionship and unwavering support, while admiring how he used his talent to make people laugh as a force for good. Dick Gregory will always be remembered as someone whose most powerful weapon was an incredible wit that he used during our nation’s tumultuous civil rights struggle to expose and undermine some of society’s most oppressive and demeaning barriers.