Kevin Alexander Gray

Kevin Alexander Gray is a civil rights organizer in South Carolina and author of Waiting for Lightning to Strike! The Fundamentals of Black Politics (CounterPunch/AK Press) and a contributor to Hopeless: Barack Obama and the Politics of Illusion. He is the editor, along with JoAnn Wypijewski and Jeffrey St. Clair, of Killing Trayvons: an Anthology of American Violence from CounterPunch Books. He can be reached at

An Organizer for Our Time: Frank Watkins and the Rainbow Coalition

The Soul Will Find a Way

14th Amendment Nullification Threatens the Core of Citizenship

Soul Brother? Bill Clinton and Black Americans

Beyond White / Man’s Country

Profiles in Cowardice

Pardon Anti-Nuclear Activists Gregory Boertje-Obed, Sister Megan Rice, and Michael Walli

What It Feels Like to be Black in America

Obama and the Black Economy

Back to the Jim Crow Future

“Kick-a-Nigger” Politics

Why North Carolina is a Swing State

Waiting Gray

Obama and Egyptian Liberation

The Soul Will Find a Way

Shooting Cans

The Story of Kamau Marcharia

Obama and Black America

Time for a New Divestment Campaign

Give Burris His Seat

Race in the Race

Why Does Barack Obama Hate My Family?

Playing the Race Card

Obama’s Pitch to South Carolina’s Black Churches Affronts Gay Groups

Barack Obama: Lost in the Foothills of Hope

Reclaiming King Day … from the NAACP

Thanks, Richard

Soul Brother?

If Malcolm Were Alive

The Legacy of Strom Thurmond

The Sun Never Sets

South Carolina and It’s Confederate Flag

Soul Brother? Clinton and Black Americans

Clemency for Ricky Johnson

The Trap

Big Daddy and the Plantation

Same As It Ever Was