Juneteenth in Davenport (NEW: Long Live Community!)

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  • WHAT: Juneteenth Celebration
  • WHERE: Davenport, IA
  • WHO: Black-owned businesses and community groups celebrating the formal abolition of slavery in 1865. Coordinated by the Friends of MLK Davenport.
  • WHEN: June 19, 2021
  • PHOTOS BY: The Real Mainstream Team
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Travontae Williams (second from right), owner of Puff Puff Pottery, stands near his work along with his mom and nieces Saturday.
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Paula Taylor of SCORE Quad Cities connects with a friend at the Juneteenth even in Davenport Saturday.
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The SCORE table at the Juneteenth event, The Lincoln Center, Davenport.
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A family enjoying Saturday’s Juneteenth event at The Lincoln Center in Davenport takes a moment to smile for the camera.
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One of many vendors at the Juneteenth event in Davenport works with a line of customers.
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Dr. Burl Randolph, Jr, a retired U.S. Army colonel, shares his book on “leadership lessons from father to son” at Saturday’s Juneteenth. Learn more about Dr. Randolph’s book at mywingmanllc.com.
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