Photos: Juneteenth

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING - From left, Barbara Moses-Franklin, Minervia Holiday, her sister Shirley Holiday, Helen B. Toliver and others cool off in the shade at the food court at the Juneteenth Family Fest & 1K Walk hosted by CADAV (Community Against Drugs and Violence) Saturday, next to BREC's Howell Place Gym at the ExxonMobil YMCA Park.
Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING - From left, Barbara Moses-Franklin, Minervia Holiday, her sister Shirley Holiday, Helen B. Toliver and others cool off in the shade at the food court at the Juneteenth Family Fest & 1K Walk hosted by CADAV (Community Against Drugs and Violence) Saturday, next to BREC's Howell Place Gym at the ExxonMobil YMCA Park.

A local anti-violence organization held a pre-Juneteenth party and family day Saturday to put the holiday on the community’s radar while promoting healthy living. The event was held at BREC’s Howell Place Gym.