Kevin Alexander Gray
Kevin Alexander Gray was Jesse Jackson’s South Carolina campaign manager in 1988. The author of Waiting for Lightning to Strike: The Fundamentals of Black Politics, he writes regular columns for The Progressive and Counterpunch. His essays on race & politics have appeared in The Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy, The Washington Post, Emerge, and the American University Graduate Review. In 2014 Gray co-edited Killing Trayvons: an Anthology of American Violence. He is co-owner of Railroad BBQ in Columbia.