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The Six Pack


Episode 105: Shirtless Curtain Pullers (AUDIO)

The Six Pack | Posted October 5, 2012

Darnell L. Moore


Tongues Untied: 'Complex' Relationships: On Love and Violence in LGBTQ Relationships

Darnell L. Moore | Posted October 5, 2012

LGBTQ folk, just like heterosexual folk, experience intimate partner violence in our relationships, as well, regardless of race, class, ethnicity, or other identity markers. We need to talk honestly about the ways that violence shows up in our relationships, too.
Earl Ofari Hutchinson


The GOP's Latest Rev. Wright Hit Won't Work

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted October 5, 2012

The dated speech won't sway many, including those who don't support Obama for legitimate political reasons, to regard the president as a race baiter. Obama said nothing that could remotely be considered racially charged and inflammatory.
Aundaray Guess


Looking Beyond HIV When It Comes to Gay Men of Color

Aundaray Guess | Posted October 5, 2012

Instead of throwing a condom in a young gay black man's hand, first look at what his world looks like. What are his life circumstances? What societal barriers prevent him from getting the message on HIV? Does he feel that he has any worth?
Dwight Brown


Movie Review: Lee Daniel's Latest - The Paperboy( *1/2)

Dwight Brown | Posted October 7, 2012

It's puzzling why an African American director would choose this unsettling project in the first place; his fans will be perplexed. All that went right in his previous film has gone awry in this sour, bitter-tasting mint julep.
Peter Montgomery


Romney's Right Resorts to Racial Resentment

Peter Montgomery | Posted October 5, 2012

Ultimately what is offensive is not Obama's 2007 speech, but the way that right-wing pundits have resorted to a brazen strategy of stoking racial resentment, and trying to create a distraction by accusing the president of doing the same thing.
Marty Favor


Why Black People Shouldn't Talk to Black People

Marty Favor | Posted October 5, 2012

The commentators who have flooded television, blogs and Twitter with their horror over then-Senator Obama's 2007 speech at Hampton University are manifesting that age-old anxiety that if African Americans somehow address each other - especially on political topics - then it must be about division, separatism and conspiracy.