Avery Harper Williams and Briana Johnson, of Six Lanes entertainment, photographed at Super Happy Fun Land, Monday, August 3, 2020, in Houston.
Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle / Staff photographer
Before everything came undone because of a pandemic, Briana Johnson and Avery Harper Williams planned to bring a new Juneteenth celebration to Houston.
On the surface, their idea was like others: live musical accompaniment to an historic day, a celebration of emancipation to be attended by a few thousand people in the city. Beneath the surface, their idea was like no other. Six Lanes Entertainment — the new media company started by Johnson and Williams — seeks to put on events with an emphasis on the Black community