#412119 Overall Influence

John Hunter Gray

US sociologist 1934–2019


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John Hunter Gray was a sociologist, professor and an American activist and community organizer in the civil rights movement. He was best known for his participation in the 1963 Jackson, Mississippi Woolworth's department store's lunch counter sit-in. The iconic photo of Gray and Tougaloo College students earned Gray national attention and the nickname "Mustard Man" when a group of whites poured sugar, ketchup and mustard over his head during the sit-in.

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Arizona State University

Public university located in the Phoenix metropolitan area, Arizona, United States

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#2381 World Rank