Photo Gallery: Houston's Juneteenth 2021 was all the way live

The Greater Houston area celebrated Juneteenth in countless ways, with events of every shape, form and flavor. The Defender Network was on site at a few of them (BLCK Market Houston Juneteenth Celebration, Emancipation Avenue Market, SHAPE’s 41st Annual Cultural Festival 2021 and Juneteenth Weekend Food Truck and Zydeco Fest). And check out who we ran into: Algenita Scott Davis, DJ Elevated, David Landry (Class Bookstore), Tamara, Jessica Johnson (Fairy Sweet Lemonade), Tish Kelley (Babiluv’sweetz), Rochelle Williams (Grand Design Men’s Grooming Products), Ijeoma Ntukogu, H.J. Tillman, Christina Reed, SOnya McNeal, Nailah Nelson, Amari Walker, Brother J.J., Dr. Deborah Wilson, Gayle Waden, Terry Parker and countless others. And we’ve got the pics to prove it!

Aswad Walker

I'm originally from Cincinnati. I'm a husband and father to six children. I'm an associate pastor for the Shrine of Black Madonna (Houston). I am a lecturer (adjunct professor) in the University of Houston...