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Clarence Benjamin Jones, the speechwriter for Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech, visited Georgetown on

‘I Have a Dream’ Speechwriter Talks King’s Legacy, Racial Injustice Today

Former speechwriter and personal advisor to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Clarence Jones reflected on King’s legacy and his personal activism in the civil rights movement during a talk held in the Intercultural Center auditorium Monday. The event, which filled the auditorium, was moderated by Chris Wadibia (COL ’16) and[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Obama Speechwriter Offers Advice

Obama Speechwriter Offers Advice

Although he is usually not visible when his speeches are delivered, President Barack Obama’s former speechwriter Jon Favreau took the stage at Gaston on Thursday night to offer insights into writing, politics and career opportunities. Favreau served as the president’s director of speechwritingfrom 2009 to 2013 before leaving the White House to work for consulting[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News