2014 March 8: Photos from Brown Bois Retreat in Oakland, CALIFORNIA

2014 March 8:   Photos from Brown Bois Retreat in Oakland, CALIFORNIA

Bex Ahuja and Moof Mayeda

Photos by Zanele Muholi
Where: Oakland, CA
With:  Valerie Thomas and Selaelo ‘Sly’ Mannya
What: Brown Bois Retreat
Link to:
Brown Boi Project
Topic: How to increase Personal Communication Skills chaired by Mervyn Marcano

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Genesis Hernandez and Selaelo ‘Sly’ Mannya

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Mervyn Marcano

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Fayzan Gowani

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Mykell Hatcher-McLaurin and Camilo Cancino

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Lex Kennedy

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Bex Ahuja

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Lynette Pagan

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Rico Rice

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Pheng Thao

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Ki Jones

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Mar Martinez and Bex Ahuja

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Moof Mayeda

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Asher Kolieboi

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B. Cole

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Danya Mustafa

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Zachary Murray

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Camilo Cancino

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Erica Woodland

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Selaelo ‘Sly’ Mannya

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Mar Martinez, Elaine Yellow Horse, Ki Jones

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Timothy DuWhite

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B. Cole

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Deers


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Bears

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Eagles

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My Masculinity Is…

 

Name Quote
Rico Rice Courageous
Bex Ahuja My gift
Brandy Montaño Gentle
Asher Kolieboi fat, black and fine
Camilo Cancino unapologetic
Danya Al-Zaytawy Resistance
Mar Martinez My passion for justice
Moof Mayeda Playful
Mykell (see photo at the end for quote)
Lex Kennedy A radical tool for the eradication of ALL oppressions!
Timothy DuWhite Not a verb
Ki Jones Unapologetic
Zach Murray My masculinity helps
Pheng Thao Gentle
Fayzan Gowani Radical, beautiful, evolving, almost free
Elaine Yellow Horse Not an object
Moof & Bex Our masculinity is loving
Genesis Hernandez Tender
Mykell Hatcher-McLarin Unapologetically feminine
Lynette Pagán Poetic
Erica Woodland Powerfully balanced

That’s what members present had to say about their Masculinity.

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3 Responses to 2014 March 8: Photos from Brown Bois Retreat in Oakland, CALIFORNIA

  1. Reblogged this on Confidence & Confessions and commented:
    Beautiful Brown Bois ❤

  2. Pingback: 2014 June 26: When photography is our religion | inkanyiso.org

  3. Maria says:

    Pictures are beautiful, very professionally taken. 🙂

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