Interview with Dr. Clarence B. Jones: California Ethnic Studies Curriculum imposes ‘critical race theory,’ excludes Martin Luther King Jr.
(Renae Cassimeda) The newly-imposed California Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC), which in part covers 20th century African American Studies, deliberately excludes Martin Luther King Jr. from the curriculum and diminishes the civil rights movement that he led. After four years of debate,...
Letter from Clarence Jones to Gavin Newsom on California’s proposed Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC)I write this letter to you with great dismay, and great concern for the perversion of history that is being perpetrated by the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC). If this model curriculum is approved, it will inflict great harm on millions of students in our state. [...] It is a fact that the...
Clarence B. Jones
Clarence Benjamin Jones is an American lawyer and the former personal counsel, advisor, draft speech writer and close friend of Martin Luther King Jr. He is a scholar in residence at the Martin Luther King Jr. Institute at Stanford University.