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…

Dear Conservatives:

Freedom of Speech isn’t the freedom to commit nation-state political suicide

A Three Percenter man poses with his three gesture with his fingers, downtown in Washington D.C., 6 Jan 2021 | Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

I have “Constitutional Rights”

It is a common thinking trap I keep on seeing people fall into: In America, a conservative will argue something fascist. When you, the reasonable adult in the room, point out the problem with their argument, they will move goal posts into a “constitutional argument” as if that makes them…

A protesting young Black man stands in front of the Martin Luther King memorial statue giving a speech from the Black Lives Matter perspective. The murderers of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery need to be brought to justice, and MLK’s mission is not over yet. We, the anti-racism and anti-sexism activists, are his legacy. Washington, D.C. | 4 Jun 2020 | Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

Martin Luther King

White People cannot navigate MLK without the fact they wanted him dead. They want you dead too, if you’re an Anti-racism activist.

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King’s holiday in America is a beaten and battered concept. First, there was a struggle to recognize this man in the first place; his holiday was signed into law in 1983 but wasn’t recognized in all 50 states until the year 2000. Deeply white supremacist states like Idaho…

Mainstream media is not reporting how Look Ahead America’s disinformation rallies are getting smaller

Look Ahead America’s rally in front of a jail in Southeast, Washington, D.C. It is stated this is where the Trump-coup insurrectionists are being held. These groups are getting smaller and smaller. Most people in this photo are photographers and journalists, just like me. | Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

Look Ahead America in D.C., Jan 6th, 2022

Showing up is a very important aspect of documenting the times we live in. One of the great things about being a photojournalist who shows up is the fact that you get to work right beside various media entities. When you see newspapers, magazines and online platforms show their work…

You died a traitor as an accomplice to attempted murder, and we all know Hell is calling.

Micki Witthoeft, Ashli Babbitt’s mother at the Capitol in Washington on Insurrection Day, January 6th, 2022. | Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

Ashli Babbitt, Fascist, Died

Ashli Elizabeth Babbitt was unfortunately born on October 10th, 1985. This crazy bitch died on January 6th, 2021. Ashli Babbitt was a U.S. Air Force veteran who died for being an idiot. She died because she was susceptible to being in a cult. She died wanting to harm others.

And…

A Strange Story Indicating the Strange Relationship White People Have with Police

Police on a line at the Justice for J6 Rally, Washington D.C. | 18 Sep 2021 | Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

Remembering Lasse

It was a long time ago. I was serving in the Army still, stationed in Hawaii. The relationship I had with my friend stemmed from my time in Germany. Back then, I was in Vilseck, Germany. My buddy was a white fellow named Lasse (first name only here).

Lasse was…

Dear Veteran:

A guide for all Military personnel leaving service

A Soldier in training, taking aim at his targets. 14 Mar 2018 | Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

All Things Come to An End

I am a veteran; I served 20 years in the U.S. Army, active the whole time. I’m talking about what I’ve seen from others and my own transition. Many veterans are struggle upon departure from the military. Some leave service by their own choosing; medical or even disciplinary reasons force…

History

Thoughts on Robert L. Poston’s 1921 poem

When You Meet a Member of the Ku Klux Klan. written by Robert L. Poston, 1921.

When you meet a member of the Ku Klux Klan,

Walk right up and hit him like a natural man;

Take no thought of babies he may have at home,

Sympathy’s defamed when used upon his dome.

Hit him in the mouth and push his face in,

Knock him down…

From being an effective leader to a good friend, these principles are the glue that holds us together

Numerous Black women activists show up to share love amongst themselves. Celebration of Black Women in Civil Rights, Washington D.C. | 21 Mar 2021 | Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

I can get any man! I can get any woman!

Well Casanova, can you keep one?

I’m a leader of my organization!

How well do you manifest the best in people in your organization as a leader?

How to Keep People

I’m about to tell you a secret that not only applies to relationships…

Too Many Activists Fail to Overcome Difference or Disagreement

A cute little cat. | 17 May 2014 | Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

Did you know each time social activists, writers and speakers become bitter or divided from each other, white supremacy kills a kitten?

Not a lot of people know that.

As an abolitionist writer/speaker, I’ve noticed a lot of disagreement between people who have similar, if not the same, goals. Don’t…

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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