'Ballad for My Father': Dick and Ayanna Gregory

Ayanna Gregory
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Includes language that some might find offensive.

Ayanna Gregory is the daughter of longtime civil rights activist and comedian Dick Gregory; she's also an accomplished singer. The father and daughter talk about how activism influenced their relationship.

Also, Ayanna Gregory shares songs from her new CD, including a song she wrote in tribute to her father.



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