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Bond of brothers
A Redwood Tree
Anna's hummingbird flying in the flowers
Weird fishes
The Midas Monument
Napoli’s golden light in march
The people in the Aquarium
Jellyfish under the water
Railroad at Sunset
County Fair Pig
Country road
Jerrell in Coral
Carousel Lights
Harlem Nocturne
Baby Mantis in the Rose Garden
View from Hvalnes beach in the Eastfjords of Iceland
Hiking in a winter wonderland at South Lake Tahoe, California
Rural american barns
Autumn Chipmunk
Portrait of Mandevilla Flower
Spoonbills in Sunset
16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Jerrell in Coral

Now that social media has become such a strong presence it is often that we find minorities and people of color made out to be the enemies of society. Black men specifically are shown as savage creatures; always arrested and carrying out irrational activities. But the truth is that black men are soft souls who wish to love and be loved by the world around us. We are men who have emotions and feelings that ought to be recognized and cared for, rather than being made the epitome of bad decisions. The background colors and use of flowers symbolize the sensitivity black men hold within and work in tandem to show the viewer the reality outside of the negative connotations placed on these men.

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Midlothian, Virginia, United States of America
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© Brandyn Johnson.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2018
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Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: April 19, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/8
Aperture: f32
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