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HBO partners with NewFest to Discuss Sexual Violence Among Black Gay Men in I MAY DESTROY YOU

2020-10-06T16:19:14+00:00

“Gathering The Pieces,” a virtual event series around Michaela Coel’s groundbreaking new show on HBO, I MAY DESTROY YOU. Dr. Brooks discusses intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and toxic masculinity. Addressing the needs of Black gay and bisexual men are critical and addressing the roots causes of violence is essential for developing radical solutions that help us all heal. Here is the link to the panel discussion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZS5cjOoBG8M.

HBO partners with NewFest to Discuss Sexual Violence Among Black Gay Men in I MAY DESTROY YOU2020-10-06T16:19:14+00:00

My Brother’s Keeper & The African American Male Engagement Office In Baltimore Partners with Dr. Durryle Brooks to Discuss Intersectionality

2020-10-06T16:20:14+00:00

This You Matter discussion focused on the intersections race, gender, and sexuality among ALL men and boys of color. All too often, the discussion regarding supporting men and boys often only means supporting cisgender and heterosexual boys and men. This discussions centered on all Black boys and men, which includes gay, bisexual, and queer Black men and boys. #inclusionmatters

My Brother’s Keeper & The African American Male Engagement Office In Baltimore Partners with Dr. Durryle Brooks to Discuss Intersectionality2020-10-06T16:20:14+00:00

Gaps in Science and Evidence-Based Interventions to Respond to Intimate Partner Violence Among Black Gay and Bisexual Men in the U.S.: A Call for an Intersectional Social Justice Approach

2020-10-06T15:50:30+00:00

Abstract Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a prevalent but under recognized issue among sexual minorities broadly, but especially among Black Gay and Bisexual Men (BGBM). Over the last several years, acts of IPV among BGBM made national news, drawing attention to the unique ways that IPV plays out within this particular population. Yet, little research has examined the intersections between race and sex-uality among BGBM, the lack of culturally responsive IPV services, their support needs, or the barriers that BGBM face when seeking IPV related services. When examined closely, the field of IPV has traditionally focused on cisgender [...]

Gaps in Science and Evidence-Based Interventions to Respond to Intimate Partner Violence Among Black Gay and Bisexual Men in the U.S.: A Call for an Intersectional Social Justice Approach2020-10-06T15:50:30+00:00

From Self-Care to Self-Reverence Practices: On Black People, Our Fight for Justice, & Freedom

2020-10-06T15:35:23+00:00

What would you do to heal? I couldn’t watch that video. There was nothing about seeing a Black man publicly executed that felt appropriate or necessary. There was nothing that I needed to see to understand that what happened to him, and to Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade, was anything more than 400+ years of state sanctioned brutality against people like me. And yet, I could not escape the images — his image. The still images, brown skin turned grey — I knew it was the mark of death. Read the original article : https://medium.com/@durryle.brooks/from-self-care-to-self-reverence-practices-on-black-people-our-fight-for-justice-freedom-72c962024a1b. [...]

From Self-Care to Self-Reverence Practices: On Black People, Our Fight for Justice, & Freedom2020-10-06T15:35:23+00:00

“Young, Black, Homegrown, and Leading In Baltimore” -The Daily Record Interview with Dr. Brooks

2020-10-06T15:05:55+00:00

The "Young, Black, Homegrown, and Leading" series explores Black leaders in Baltimore, their personal journeys, their leadership roles and how they see the challenges facing Baltimore — and what solutions to these challenges might look like. This interview covers education, civic engagement, LGBTQ representation, growing up and navigating life as a Black gay man, and my abiding LOVE for Baltimore City. Here is the link to the website:  https://thedailyrecord.com/2020/09/29/durryle-brooks-helping-young-people-to-use-their-voice/.

“Young, Black, Homegrown, and Leading In Baltimore” -The Daily Record Interview with Dr. Brooks2020-10-06T15:05:55+00:00

Urban One & Nissan Celebrate Diversity Among Unsung African American LGBTQ history makers!–Dr. Durryle Brooks

2020-10-06T14:51:09+00:00

Urban One proudly partners with Nissan, and local Nissan dealers to honor and recognize some of the many African American LGBTQ history makers that have gone UNSUNG! LGBTQ History Month is celebrated in October to coincide with National Coming Out Day on October 11th and to commemorate the 1979 and 1987 Marches on Washington for LGBT Rights. It also has a focus on African American LGBTQ individuals that have made major impacts on our nation and in our lives. Far too often the contributions of African American Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, and Queer people go unrecognized [...]

Urban One & Nissan Celebrate Diversity Among Unsung African American LGBTQ history makers!–Dr. Durryle Brooks2020-10-06T14:51:09+00:00

COVID-19 LAUNCHPAD GRANT WINNERS ANNOUNCED- Dr. Durryle Brooks

2020-10-06T16:29:11+00:00

The coronavirus pandemic brought into stark focus many of the health and social justice inequities that plague disadvantaged populations in Baltimore and around the world. To address this critical gap, the Alliance for a Healthier World created a new cycle of health equity-focused COVID-19 grants for researchers, policy experts, and program implementers at Johns Hopkins University. After receiving a tremendous number of applications – Dr. Durryle Brooks' community research project entitled Examination of Medical Mistrust and Misinformation of COVID-19 among Low Income African-Americans with Comorbid Risk Factors was selected as one of the awardees.    

COVID-19 LAUNCHPAD GRANT WINNERS ANNOUNCED- Dr. Durryle Brooks2020-10-06T16:29:11+00:00

Collective Memory, Shared History, and Healing

2020-03-13T16:11:19+00:00

Rememory, Collective Healing, and Liberation Toni Morrison spoke of a concept called rememory. It was the idea that beyond our own individual experiences, we shared a collective experience, history, and knowledge. Listen to Dr. Brooks discuss Black LGBT history in Baltimore, rememory, and collective liberation and transformation on Maryland Humanities Podcast.

Collective Memory, Shared History, and Healing2020-03-13T16:11:19+00:00