Named one of one America's greatest historians of African America by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, we are honored to have Dr. Peniel Joseph deliver our MLK keynote address to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His remarks will focus on how our MLK theme, “Dr. King’s Beloved Community” pertains to his work as a scholar and historian. Sign up here: <a> https://colby.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__P9qHPtsQVG81V3Cw-jDDg <a/>
Dr. Peniel Joseph, Professor of Public Affairs; Barbara Jordan Chair in Ethics and Political Values at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the History Department in the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin, the founding director of both LBJ School and Tufts University’s Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD), and award winning author. Dr. Joseph’s career focus has been on "Black Power Studies," which encompasses interdisciplinary fields such as Africana studies, law and society, women's and ethnic studies, and political science.