November 11, 2008

Black Masculinity on NPR

NPR interviewed Byron Hurt on All Things Considered this past Saturday. Have a listen as he discusses his latest web documentary, “Barack and Curtis,” which was released this past October. Hurt examines the style and expression of black masculinity through the presentation of self demonstrated by Barack Obama and 50 Cent.  Now that Obama has been elected, Hurt is asked whether or not notions of black masculinity will become more diversified and les physical.

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October 10, 2008

JUST RELEASED: Barack and Curtis: Manhood, Power and Respect

October 2, 2008

Black masculinity: raw footage

Byron Hurt’s documentary exploring black masculinity in “Barack and Curtis” will be released on October 10.  Until then, Byron Hurt has released several clips of raw footage that did not make the final cut.

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