Casper airport braces for 200 private planes for eclipse | Wyoming News

On a typical day, only a handful of private planes land at the Casper-Natrona County International Airport. Only slightly more commercial planes touch down on the runways surrounded by sagebrush and pronghorn. But between Sunday evening and Monday morning, almost 200 private aircraft with just over 1,000 passengers are set to touch down outside the …

Dick Gregory, 84, Dies; Found Humor in the Civil Rights Struggle

He would plant himself on a stool, the picture of insouciance in a three-button suit and dark tie, dragging slowly on a cigarette, which he used as a punctuation mark. From that perch he would bid America to look in the mirror, and to laugh at itself. “Segregation is not all bad,” he would say. …

Civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84 – Orange County Register

Comedian and activist Dick Gregory participates in a demonstration at the Sudanese Embassy on Tuesday, July 20, 2004 in Washington. Tens of thousands of people have been killed in the Darfur region of Sudan, where Arab militiamen have launched a campaign to force black Africans from their homes. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Director and producer Michael …