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A Stitch in Time

Roosevelt “Rosey” Grier has had a long and varied public career.  He has been, among other things, a defensive lineman for the New York Giants and the LA Rams, a recording artist, a film and TV actor and a perennial “special guest star,” a Black community leader, an ordained minister, a Democratic Party volunteer, a Republican Party volunteer, a public speaker, and a philanthropist. Perhaps most memorably, Grier was a friend of Robert F. Kennedy and a part of Kennedy’s entourage in California, serving as a bodyguard for Ethel Kennedy during RFK’s 1968 Democratic primary campaign there.  During Kennedy’s speech Read more