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  • Glamorous/Modern Style for Kwanzaa & Related Events
    Kwanzaa's Cute & Couture
    KwanzaaFrom December 26th – January 1st, Baltimore businesses, people, and non-profit organizations often organize events to commemorate African history, legends, and principles. This celebration is called Kwanzaa and its seven principles...
  • On this day, 01 January, in African-American history...
    On this day, 01 January, in African-American history...
    It was on 2 March 1807 that the US Congress passed an act abolishing the international slave trade, but it was not to take effect until this day, 01 January 1808. Although slavery as an institution would continue until 1865, it would be illegal to...
  • Day 7 of Kwanzaa: Imani means faith; find the common ground
    Day 7 of Kwanzaa: Imani means faith; find the common ground
    Call: Habari Gani?! (What's going on?)Response:Imani! [ee-mah-nee]Seemy previous article about Kwanzaafor an explanation of the call and response.Today is the seventh and last day of the Kwanzaa celebration, and it is focused on faith.In our...
  • Day 6 of Kwanzaa: Kuumba means creativity or turn off that television!
    Day 6 of Kwanzaa: Kuumba means creativity or turn off that television!
    Call: Habari Gani?! (What's going on?)Response:Kuumba! [koo-oom-bah]Seemy previous article about Kwanzaafor an explanation of the call and response.Today is the sixth day of the Kwanzaa celebration, and it is focused on creativity.In our...
  • Day 5 of Kwanzaa: Nia means purpose; raising all our children is essential
    Day 5 of Kwanzaa: Nia means purpose; raising all our children is essential
    Call: Habari Gani?! (What's going on?)Response: Nia! [nee-yuh]Seemy previous article about Kwanzaafor an explanation of the call and response.Today is the fifth day of the Kwanzaa celebration, and it is focused on purpose.In our kinaras, we...
  • Day 4 of Kwanzaa: Ujamaa means cooperative economics or death to the "hook up!"
    Day 4 of Kwanzaa: Ujamaa means cooperative economics or death to the "hook up!"
    Call: Habari Gani?! (What's going on?)Response: Ujamaa![oo-jah-muh]Seemy previous article about Kwanzaafor an explanation of the call and response.Today is the fourth day of the Kwanzaa celebration, and it is focused on cooperative economics...
  • Day 3 of Kwanzaa: Ujima means collective work and responsibility
    Day 3 of Kwanzaa: Ujima means collective work and responsibility
    Call: Habari Gani?! (What's going on?)Response: Ujima! [oo-jee-muh]Seemy previous article about Kwanzaafor an explanation of the call and response.Today is the third day of the Kwanzaa celebration, and it is focused on collective work and...
  • Day 2 of Kwanzaa: Kujichagulia means self-determination
    Day 2 of Kwanzaa: Kujichagulia means self-determination
    Call: Habari Gani?! (What's going on?)Response: Kujichagulia! [koo-jee-chah-goo-lee-yuh]Seemy previous article about Kwanzaafor an explanation of the call and response.Today is the second day of the Kwanzaa celebration, and it is focused on...
  • Kwanzaa, begins 26 December and ends 01 January, a celebration of First Fruits
    Kwanzaa, begins 26 December and ends 01 January, a celebration of First Fruits
    Kwanzaa, which begins on 26 December and ends on 01 January, is acultural celebration, not a religious observance, but there is no denying that Kwanzaa has a very spiritual aura that surrounds it.Created byMaulana Karengaas an African-American and...
  • Jamie Foxx offers Kwanzaa greetings to fans
    Jamie Foxx offers Kwanzaa greetings to fans: ‘Happy Kwanzaa’
    Jamie Foxx appears to be the first celebrity to offer Kwanzaa greetings for the holiday starting on Thursday. The celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture, and this year is observed from December 26 to January 1, 2014. With...
  • Black Candles
    Black Candles
    KwanzaaThe Seven PrinciplesKwanzaa is an African-American and Pan-African cultural holiday that is centered around seven principles (called Nguzo Saba in Swahili). They are:Umoja (Unity)Umoja (OO-MO-JAH) Unity stresses the importance of...
  • Author Robin St. Clair
    New York Kwanzaa ‘SISTA’ Celebrations: Dec. 27 – 28
    Calling all women ready to experience and celebrate a “New You!” Empowered Healer, Author, Teacher and Motivational Speaker Robin St. Clair and TheRiteStep invite you to jumpstart your "New Year" with two Kwanzaa “SISTA...
  • Symbols of Kwanzaa
    KWANZAA, a learning and growing opportunity for everyone
    As many people are observing December 25 as Christmas, there is a cultural holiday which begins the following day. It is Kwanzaa, a week long celebration which centers around seven principles called the Nguzo Saba. Kwanzaa was first created in...
  • Karamu House to host Kwanzaa Program on December 27, 2013
    Karamu House to host Kwanzaa Program on December 27, 2013
    The Kwanzaa Program is free to the general public as part of Karamu House’s commitment to the communityKaramu House will be hosting a Kwanzaa Program at the Jelliffe Theatre (located at 2355 East 89th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44106) on Friday...
  • The cover of "Excelsior" by George Sirois
    Three E-Books from your Cyber Santa - Kris Kindle
    Its that time of the year when the cyber-Santas fly around the world and pop down the cyber chimneys and delivers digital delights to all the good reading girls and boys of all ages.This year three interesting ones have dropped on the digital...