Baltimore Center Stage presents After Thoughts on the play The Garden Dr. Brooks leads and facilitates a powerful discussion on healing intergenerational trauma, the resiliency of the Black spirit in the face of on-going systematic oppressions, and the power of love to transform our selves into something even greater than before.
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StreetRidersNYC presents The Black LGBTQ+ Community & Pathways to Liberation. Dr. Brooks discusses Black LGBTQ+ Community & Liberation. This panel focuses the role of Black LGBTQ+ people's role in liberation movements, the ways in which Black LGBTQ+ have been erased, and strategies that have been used to remain whole in spite of systemic marginalization. Here is the link to the panel discussion:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3QBkTQrPGg.
MIT Black Graduate Student Association Hosts Public Safety Discussion Facilitated by Dr. Durryle BrooksDr. Durryle Brooks2021-03-13T22:19:50+00:00
MIT Black Graduate Student Association addresses the needs of Black students on campus and public safety. Dr. Brooks facilitates a discussion centered on envisioning safety on campus from a holistic and Black student perspective.
African Student Programs at UC Riverside presents Reimagining Black Wellness series with Dr. Durryle Brooks. Dr. Brooks discusses Reimagining Black Wellness, moving from Self-Care to Self-Reverence practices in our racial justice activism, and elevating transformative and liberatory Black masculinities in our every day lives.
Dr. Brooks presents on the foundations of health equity and the social determinants of health from an intersectional justice perspective at Rocky Vista University. Dr. Brooks facilitates a discussion centered on envisioning safety on campus from a holistic and Black student perspective.
“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.
My Brother’s Keeper & The African American Male Engagement Office In Baltimore Partners with Dr. Durryle Brooks to Discuss IntersectionalityDr. Durryle Brooks2020-10-06T16:20:14+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
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 ApproachDr. Durryle Brooks2020-10-06T15:50:30+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 [...]
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://email@example.com/from-self-care-to-self-reverence-practices-on-black-people-our-fight-for-justice-freedom-72c962024a1b. [...]
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/.