Stanford Experts

Clarence Jones

Title:
Scholar in Residence at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute

Email:
cbjones@stanford.edu

Phone:
(650) 724-4964

Website:
https://kinginstitute.stanford.edu/people/clarence-jones

Description

Clarence B. Jones was a counsel and speechwriter for Martin Luther King, Jr. During his residency at the King Institute, Jones has worked on his memoirs and has published two books: What Would Martin Say? (2008) and Behind the Dream: The Making of the Speech that Transformed a Nation (2012). He has received numerous state and national awards as well as an honorary doctorate in recognition of his significant contributions to American society.