Words by Quinnton J. Harris

There is a joyous freedom that so many of us are hesitant to reveal. It’s easy to keep the most intimate, creative pieces of ourselves private. When we are surrounded by people who embrace this energy, we sway, laugh, and exist, in a liberating and boisterous fashion. For some of the diaspora, this past weekends’ Afropunk Brooklyn was one of these times. Check out some of the beautiful personalities captured by photographer Bobby Rogers.

More on Bobby:

He is a visual artist based in Minneapolis, focusing his work primarily on the intersection of art and activism. He’s been featured on HuffPost, Buzzfeed, Mashable, Mic.com, AJ+ and Bevel//Code.