LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dick Gregory’s Legacy Will Live On

Dick Gregory
Dick Gregory (Courtesy photo)

My heart is saddened with the passing of Dick Gregory. Over the years I have watched, listened and learned from Mr. Gregory. He was a man of great principles and convictions and he would not let anyone or anything turn him from them. He, along with so many others, gave up so much to walk a road to fight for the rights of those of us who faced discrimination and injustice, for which he will always be remembered. I believe we could all learn something from the way he lived his life. In these days and times, we could all use a lot of courage, a bigger heart, and a loving spirit. Rest in peace, Mr. Dick Gregory!

Ronald Hill
Washington, D.C.

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