Wednesday, January 23, 2019,
Cotter Union / Page Commons Room

Joy DeGruy will deliver the keynote address to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of hope and struggle for justice. As a scholar, educator, and mental health professional, DeGruy is a major voice in important discussions about the lasting impact of enslavement on contemporary Americans, particularly African Americans. She is the author of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome—America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing. DeGruy will address Colby's MLK Day theme of “Repairing the Breach.”

Public event