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Remembering The Late Dick Gregory (Part II)

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Dick Gregory speaks at a rally against police brutality in Washington, D.C., in 2015.

In honor of comedian and human rights activist Dick Gregory, In Black America concludes an encore presentation of an interview and keynote address marking the 50th anniversary of the Sweatt v. Painter decision, which successfully challenged the "separate but equal" system of segregation.

The program originally aired in May 2000.

Gregory died on Aug. 19, 2017. He was 84.