Comedian pays homage to King at KSU

KENNESAW - Renowned civil rights activist and comedian Dick Gregory, who shared a jail cell with…

Georgia (Jan 18, 2011) — KENNESAW - Renowned civil rights activist and comedian Dick Gregory, who shared a jail cell with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the civil rights movement, graced the stage at Kennesaw State University on Monday afternoon to reflect on his late friend.

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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