Comedian and activist Dick Gregory is escorted from the Neshoba County, Mississippi, Courthouse, where he went to discuss the disappearance of three civil rights workers during Freedom Summer, 1964.
Comedian and activist Dick Gregory is escorted from the Neshoba County, Mississippi, Courthouse, where he went to discuss the disappearance of three civil rights workers during Freedom Summer, 1964. Jim Lucas ©1964 James Lucas Estate, All R
Comedian and activist Dick Gregory is escorted from the Neshoba County, Mississippi, Courthouse, where he went to discuss the disappearance of three civil rights workers during Freedom Summer, 1964. Jim Lucas ©1964 James Lucas Estate, All R

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