Joy James is a Boulder Colorado activist.
The Democratic Socialists of America sponsored 1997 Socialist Scholars Conference was held March 28- 30 at the Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York.
Workshops included Manning Marable, Joy James, Maulana Karenga, Bill Sales, and Bill Fletcher, Jr. on the state of African-American intellectuals;
In March 1998 “Endorsers of the Call” to found a Black Radical Congress included Joy James, Boulder, CO.
Joy James was a contributor to The Black Scholar.