EJS President Eva Paterson joined Dr. Dorothy Cotton, Prof. Clayborne Carson, and host Rose Aguilar on KALW’s “Your Call” radio show on August 13, 2013, to share perspectives on the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. What did “Jobs and Freedom” mean then – and what do they mean today?
Dr. Dorothy Cotton is a legendary civil rights activist and a close ally of Dr. King. She is the author of If Your Back’s Not Bent: The Role of the Citizenship Education Program in the Civil Rights Movement. Dr. Clayborne Carson is a professor of history at Stanford University and the director of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute. He is the author of Martin’s Dream: My Journey and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. EJS President Eva Paterson has campaigned for civil rights with passion, courage and tenacity for more than three decades. A graduate of Boalt Hall School of Law, Paterson was at Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights for 23 years, and served as its Executive Director for 13 years.