5,000 African American soldiers and civilians have found their final resting place at Arlington National Cemetery. But their stories remain largely untold, and their existence feels almost like a secret.
“I have made it my job as a photographer to give a voice to the voiceless,” Michael McCoy boldly states. Michael is an African American Veteran and documentary photographer. He knows first hand what it means to sacrifice for your country. Because of this, he’s focusing his work on those that fell and paved the way for future generations. Not least, those whose selfless and brave contribution seems to be living deep in the shadows.
This interview is part of a collaboration between Fujifilm, The Phoblographer and This Week in Photo called Visual Momentum. For the companion written article, head over to ThePhoblographer.com.
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