Talking with Dr. Joy DeGruy about Racial Prejudice

At the 42nd Annual Conference of the Association for Baha’i Studies (ABS) Conference held in Atlanta, USA, ‘Elevated & Meaningful’ host, Sarv Mithaqiyan interviews Dr. Joy DeGruy after she delivers a talk titled ‘Exploring the History of Racial Injustice in the United States as a Context to Understand the Baha’i Writings on Our Most Challenging Issue’.

Dr. DeGruy shares invaluable insights about the Baha’i Faith and our role in healing the wounds that have left most divided and sick in the United States as a result of how African Americans and people of color have been, and continue to be treated today.

To learn more about Dr. Joy DeGruy’s work visit her website:

Find her book entitled “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing” here on Amazon.

Also check out Baha’i Blog’s podcast interview with Dr. Joy DeGruy here on the Baha’i Blogcast with Rainn Wilson – Episode 10: Joy DeGruy

Learn more about the Association for Baha’i Studies Conference from this video: Baha’i Blog Attends the Association for Baha’i Studies Conference

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About the Author

Naysan is the editor of Baha'i Blog and he has worked in various avenues of media for two decades. He’s passionate about using the arts and media to support and explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith and he has produced and collaborated on popular music projects like the "DawnBreaker Collective" and the successful Ruhi-inspired sequence of "MANA" albums. His experience as a producer for CNN was invaluable while working on a number of special projects for the Baha’i World Centre, including the "Building Momentum" and "Pilgrimage: A Sacred Experience" videos. If there’s a media-related Baha’i project out there, chances are that Naysan was involved with it somehow!

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