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Durryle Brooks: Helping young people ‘use their voice’

"One of the biggest things we can do is to tell young people ... to use their voice, and then to create pathways, and to remove obstacles like heterosexism, and heteronormativity," says Durryle Brooks. (Avelino Amado)

Durryle Brooks grew up in Baltimore’s Cherry Hill neighborhood not only negotiating the challenges associated with being a Black man in the U.S. but the trials stemming from being a gay in a conservative religious environment. After earning degrees, including ...

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