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Photos: Rochester Juneteenth Celebration

The Rochester Juneteenth Celebration was held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park.

2022 Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
NAACP Rochester Branch President Walé Elegbede opens the celebration with some history about the local NAACP branch during the 2022 Rochester Juneteenth Celebration at Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Park on Saturday, June 18, 2022.
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2022 Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
Corinna Hughes runs a booth accepting donations for books for the NAACP Rochester Branch during the 2022 Rochester Juneteenth Celebration at Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Park on Saturday, June 18, 2022.
Tucker Allen Covey / Post Bulletin
2022 Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
Walé Elegbede introduces members of the RISE for Youth Program members during the 2022 Rochester Juneteenth Celebration at Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Park on Saturday, June 18, 2022. RISE is a collaborative program between Mayo Clinic and the NAACP Rochester Branch that focuses on giving greater opportunities to underrepresented youth populations in as well as leadership training and long-term mentoring.
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2022 Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
NAACP Rochester Branch Vice President William C. Jordan, Jr. reads about the history of Juneteenth as a holiday and how it has changed over the years during the 2022 Rochester Juneteenth Celebration at Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Park on Saturday, June 18, 2022.
Tucker Allen Covey / Post Bulletin
Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
The Rochester Juneteenth Celebration is held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester.
Contributed / Charlie Perkins
Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
The Rochester Juneteenth Celebration is held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester.
Contributed / Charlie Perkins
Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
The Rochester Juneteenth Celebration is held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester.
Contributed / Charlie Perkins
Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
The Rochester Juneteenth Celebration is held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester.
Contributed / Charlie Perkins
Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
The Rochester Juneteenth Celebration is held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester.
Contributed / Charlie Perkins
Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
The Rochester Juneteenth Celebration is held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester.
Contributed / Charlie Perkins
Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
The Rochester Juneteenth Celebration is held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester.
Contributed / Charlie Perkins
Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
The Rochester Juneteenth Celebration is held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester.
Contributed / Charlie Perkins
Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
The Rochester Juneteenth Celebration is held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester.
Contributed / Charlie Perkins
Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
The Rochester Juneteenth Celebration is held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester.
Contributed / Charlie Perkins
Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
The Rochester Juneteenth Celebration is held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester.
Contributed / Charlie Perkins
Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
The Rochester Juneteenth Celebration is held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester.
Contributed / Charlie Perkins
Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
The Rochester Juneteenth Celebration is held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester.
Contributed / Charlie Perkins
Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
The Rochester Juneteenth Celebration is held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester.
Contributed / Charlie Perkins
Rochester Juneteenth Celebration
The Rochester Juneteenth Celebration is held Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Rochester.
Contributed / Charlie Perkins

Tucker Allen Covey is a photojournalism student at Western Kentucky University. He is a photo editor for the College Heights Herald, a newspaper at WKU. Tucker has worked on documenting local life and general news in Bowling Green, Ky. At the Post Bulletin Tucker hopes to gain skills in community coverage and photo-editing. Readers can reach Tucker at tcovey@postbulletin.com.
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