ACTIVIST, COMEDIAN DICK GREGORY SPEAKS TO NAACP CONVENTION
Comedian and activist Dick Gregory speaks to the NAACP's 2006 convention at the Washington Convention Center on July 18, 2006. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Comedian, author and activist Dick Gregory will speak in tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the U.S. holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader.
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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett welcomed 10,000 people drawn to the city Saturday by the NAACP convention.
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