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Posted on: December 26, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa Table Setting

About Kwanzaa

As an African American and Pan-African holiday celebrated by millions throughout the world African community, Kwanzaa brings a cultural message which speaks to the best of what it means to be African and human in the fullest sense.

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The holiday, is an ancient and living cultural tradition which reflects the best of African thought and practice in its reaffirmation of the dignity of the human person in community and culture, the well-being of family and community, the integrity of the environment and our kinship with it, and the rich resource and meaning of a people's culture. Learn More

The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa

Check back as we progress through Kwanzaa for each principle!

December 26, 2018

Unity IconUmoja
"Unity"
To Strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation and race.

December 27, 2018

Self-Determination IconKujichagulia
“Self-Determination”
To define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves.

December 28, 2018

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December 29, 2018

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December 30, 2018

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December 31, 2018

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January 1, 2019

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