Folks

Dick Gregory’s War on Drugs

Season 9 Episode 1 | 27m

Dick Gregory’s anti-drug campaign at the A.B. Palmer Community Park in Shreveport, Louisiana. Sonya Masingale first reports on the event that led to Gregory’s crusade, the riots at the park following the shooting death of a black man by a white woman over a drug transaction in September 1988.

Aired: 01/27/21

Rating: NR

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Folks is a local public television program presented by LPB.