Clarence Jones

Behind the Dream

Clarence Jones

Talk: Behind the Dream

In honor of Black History Month, Dr. Clarence Jones, author, lawyer, personal counsel, advisor and friend to the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was invited to Google for a fireside chat hosted by the Black Googler Network.

Clarence Jones

Dr. Clarence Jones is the former personal counsel and advisor to Martin Luther King, Jr. He is a Scholar in Residence at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute at Stanford University.

The Book

Behind the Dream is a thrilling, behind-the-scenes account of the weeks leading up to the great event, as told by Clarence Jones, co-writer of the speech and close confidant to King. Jones was there, on the road, collaborating with the great minds of the time, and hammering out the ideas and the speech that would shape the civil rights movement and inspire Americans for years to come.

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