For more information, contact:
Kristen Yasukawa, ACOE Communications, 510-670-7754
Leaders Discuss Civil Rights on KQED

Who: Three important civil rights leaders: Dorothy Cotton, Clarence Jones and Clayborne Carson.

What: A special radio program to discuss civil rights.

When: Friday, March 8 at 10:00 a.m.

Where: KQED, 88.5

For more information: Avi Black,

Tune in to KQED tomorrow, March 8 at 10:00 a.m. for a special program featuring three important civil rights leaders from this weekend’s CCSS Conference. Panelists include:
  • Dorothy Cotton, the highest-ranking female member of the leadership Southern Christian Leadership Conference and director of the SCLC’s Citizenship Education Program;
  • Clarence Jones, close confidant and legal advisor to Dr. King, who penned the first draft of the “I Have a Dream” speech; and
  • Clayborne Carson, director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University.