Vintage bumper sticker from Dick Gregory’s 1976 “Food Run”, a cross-country run from Los Angeles to New York City that raised awareness about world hunger and food scarcity. Funds were donated to Oxfam and the Catholic Church. Sticker is in good unused condition, with adhesive in-tact and a few stains/areas of discoloration. Stickers measure 12” wide by 3” tall.
Photos: Dick Gregory running in the Food Run with Muhammed Ali and Fast for a World Harvest founder, Nathan Gray.
About: Dick Gregory gained attention as a comedian in the early 1960s, and was the first black comedian to widely win plaudits from white audiences. He was also noted for his political and social activism, beginning in the civil rights movement in the 1960s. He ran for mayor of Chicago in 1967 and ran for president in 1968 under the Freedom and Peace Party. He was on the ballot in eight states and won 47,133 votes.
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