Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome is a term coined by internationally renowned researcher and educator Dr. Joy Degruy, describing the intergenerational psychological trauma endured by families which experienced slavery in the United States. and the continued discrimination and oppression endured by Black Americans.
In this very first episode of our podcast, we dive into Dr. Joy's work, and take you on a journey through the eyes and stories of individuals living through Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome (PTSS).
About Dr. Joy Degruy
Joy DeGruy is an author, academic, and public speaker who previously served as assistant professor at the Portland State University School of Social Work. She is current president and CEO of DeGruy Publications, Inc. She is most known for her book Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome.