Photography Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

The Six Freedoms Kept From Black Folk’s Grasp

Being black in America is one hell of an experience that white people, definitely would not trade. Being black in America means automatically to be feared as “America’s Boogeyman”. Being black in America means that you will have to give your children, very unique “talks” (that no other race has…


Reflecting on America’s mainstream media during the Afghanistan Pullout

KABUL, Afghanistan — Women from the first graduating class of the Afghan National Army Female Officer Candidate School stand for the playing of the national anthem during their graduation ceremony, Sept. 23, 2010. Twenty-nine Afghan women completed 20 weeks of training, which included 8 weeks of basic training and 12 weeks of advanced training in logistics and finance. | Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Laura R. McFarlane / U.S. Air Force

Selective Concern

I remember so much talk on women’s rights concerning the rapid pull-out of all U.S. military forces in August.

I found it a bit bizarre and even annoying when the American mainstream media resistance to an end of warfare was in full effect. Of course, conservative media wanted to dig…


Dear White People:

Discomfort with discussions of race relations is a stage to pass across, not a fixed point to stay in

White discomfort concerning race relations isn’t a permanent residence. You check-in, then you check out and move forward. | 10 Jan 2016 | Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

Talking to White Fragility

Recently I’ve had an interesting conversation with a fellow about white privilege. As a white man, he had a strong response to the phenomenon’s name, “white privilege,” and insisted that folks should change the name. …


Let’s examine what your “I don’t have white privilege” argument really looks like

Conservative white guy with possibly meth-mouth in support of Trump in Tucson, AZ. He can definitely benefit from universal healthcare. / 20 Mar 2016 / Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

You Don’t Have White Privilege Because… What?

I have had the privilege to read a good amount of “conservative views” on white privilege for some strange reason. Hilariously, they are all the same, following a particular pattern:

“I don’t have white privilege, because I don’t have economic privilege”

There are of course, variants of this argument:

“I…


Justice for J6

I genuinely think they wanted to wreck those gaslighting fools

A Capitol Police Officer stares down the Justice for J6 Rally crowd. I genuinely think this man is among those who REALLY want to fuck a gaslighting conservative up. Washington, D.C. | 18 Sep 2021 | Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

Trump Supporters are Cowards

Proud Boys, III Percenters, Boogaloo Boys, QAnon, and other brown-shirt Trump militia types tucked in their nuts and didn’t show up in Washington D.C. on this day — 18th September, 2021 — because they didn’t want to get their asses kicked by cops.

Justice for J6.


Justice for J6

Why not put your money where your mouth is?

The Justice for J6 Rally on the west side of the U.S. Capitol. It was small, with less than 250 people in attendance (as far as crowd sizes go). | 18 Sep 2021 | Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

Justice for J6 Rally, Washington D.C.

Yeah, I was there for this sad mess.

I think it’s clear I’m not a Trump supporter. I can identify a horrible person very quickly, regardless of political affiliation. …


WEOC Profile

Let’s talk about me. Or Die Trying.

Framing things. Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

The Soul Brother #1 of a Kind

*record scratch, freeze frame*

*1980’s motivational background music ensues*

Hey there. See the guy in the photo? That’s me. You’re probably wondering how we all got here.

Well, it all began around 2012 when I and a guy decided to talk our discussions off of a Facebook discussion group and…


[1] Forgive me for when I saw what is actually "Shetterly" I'm reminded of the name "Satterly," which was the name of a friend I lost during my second deployment in Afghanistan. …


White Supremacists Seek to Control What We Remember (and What We Don’t)

U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. As we observe the first 9/11 week of Remembrance devoid of responsibility of the War in Afghanistan (the war officially being over, with Troops pulled out) it’s time to reflect on other things we need to never forget. | 8 Sep 2021 | Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

Sloganeering

Sloganeering has never been easier.

“Never Forget.”

Never forget 9/11? Don’t worry about that buddy; I won’t. I will never forget when it happened. I was in the Army, signed up before it occurred just two years in when the Twin Towers fell. I remember what it felt like to…


Hundreds of families show up in Washington D.C. for the #ImpactedFamilies Police Accountability Demonstration. | 28 Aug 2021 | Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

A Demonstration on Police Accountability in D.C. occurred with no mainstream media interest

#ImpactedFamilies

Saturday, August 28th, 2021, hundreds of families showed up to Washington D.C. demanding justice for their family members and loved ones who were shot, killed, and murdered by police with zero accountability from police and civic institutions.

So many impacted families.

Many might not know, but there is always a…

Johnny Silvercloud

The analytical street photographer who exists to fight against racism, sexism, and fascism. U.S. Army vet. Writer. Speaker. Twitter: @johnnysilverclo

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