Several Steelers players took part in the 2021 Juneteenth Grand Jubilee Parade in Downtown Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Zach Banner, rookie Kendrick Green and Tegray Scales rode on the Steelers float and then handed out Terrible Towels to fans gathered in attendance. They even spent time interacting and commemorating the occasion with with fans.
On Saturday, @ZBNFL, @The_fridge53 & @Tegray_Scales8 handed out #TerribleTowels to fans from the @steelers float at the 2021 #Juneteenth Grand Jubilee Parade in Downtown Pittsburgh. pic.twitter.com/rQwDEYrBpT
— Steelers Community Relations (@SteelersCR) June 26, 2021
The parade started at Freedom Corner in the Hill District before concluding in Downtown Pittsburgh. Juneteenth, observed annually on June 19th, celebrates the 13th Amendment in the United States, marking the end of slavery, otherwise known as the emancipation of African-American slaves.