As proprietor of Roberts Show Lounge and the 500 Room, Roberts booked the likes of Nat ‘King’ Cole, Sammy Davis Jr., Count Basie, and Lionel Hampton—and responded to segregation and its legacy with ingenuity and class.
Dick Gregory Talks Roberts Show Club
Photo: Vivian G Harsh Collection
Dick Gregory at Roberts Show Club
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