Caleb Gayle

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Caleb Gayle writes about the impact of history on race and identity. A recipient of a New America Fellowship and Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award, Gayle completed his undergraduate studies at The University of Oklahoma as a Truman Scholar and his graduate studies at Oxford University as a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar. He also completed his MBA and MPP at Harvard Business School and the Harvard Kennedy School. Currently, Gayle is the CEO of the National Conference on Citizenship.

Gayle’s writing has been featured in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, The Threepenny Review, Harvard Review, Pacific Standard, The New Republic, The Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and more. Gayle is an author of a forthcoming book from Riverhead Books that examines the true story of the Black people who were once considered citizens of the Creek Nation. Photo Credit: Beowulf Sheehan

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