A vibrant group gathered at the African American Museum at Fair Park to hear about the one and only Dick Gregory. Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq., a longtime friend of the comic turned activist, has written a book about his life and during a recent visit to Dallas she autographed books and discussed his impact on society.
“I remember the last words he uttered before he passed on: ‘Wake Up and Stay Woke.’ That’s where I got permission for the title of this book Wake Up and Stay Woke: Running for Life,” Dr. Williams said.
A graduate of Grambling State University and holder of numerous degrees, the president of the Political Congress of Black Women said Dallas was one stop of many as she tours the country sharing the life lessons he instilled in her.
Its’ June 19th release, coincided with the inaugural national recognition of the Juneteenth holiday, and the Men of Change exhibition at the African American Museum, that also featured Mr. Gregory.