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Kwanzaa: The First Fruits Celebration- Nia Day

December 30, 2015
Kwanzaa: The First Fruits Celebration- Nia Day

  This is the fifth day of the Kwanzaa, Nia (Purpose): To make our collective vocation building and development of our families and communities.” The Family Ingathering Activity Today, the family and/or friends come together to discuss ways for the family, and/or friends and community can contribute to the noble purpose of nation-building. Nation-building,...
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Kwanzaa Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Kwanzaa

December 16, 2013
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Kwanzaa was created in what year? What was the primary reason for creating Kwanzaa Why is Kwanzaa a seven day holiday? Name the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa. Name the 7 symbols of the Kwanzaa. What are the colors of the Kwanzaa candles? What do colors of the candles symbolize? What are the five primary...
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Faith/Imani Day: Seventh Day of Kwanzaa

January 1, 2013
Faith/Imani Day: Seventh Day of Kwanzaa

HAPPY KWANZAA A Celebration of Family, Community, and Culture The Principle Imani: “Commitment, duty, and obligation to trust and believe in our people and our parents and our meet all challenges and to make progress.” Faith Theme: Believing in ourselves and our people Today is the seventh and final day of Kwanzaa. Families, friends,...
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Ujamaa/Cooperative Economic: Fourth Day of Kwanzaa

December 28, 2012
Ujamaa/Cooperative Economic: Fourth Day of Kwanzaa

HAPPY KWANZAA “A Celebration of Family, Community, and Culture” Ujamaa/Cooperative Economic: “Commitment, duty, and obligation to promote and help build and maintain cooperative enterprises and initiatives the services of the family, neighborhood, and the human good.” Ujamaa Theme: “Sharing and Caring” Today is the fourth day of Kwanzaa. Family (and friends) come together to...
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Collective Work and Responsibility/Ujima: Third Day of Kwanzaa

December 27, 2012
Collective Work and Responsibility/Ujima: Third Day of Kwanzaa

HAPPY KWANZAA A Celebration of Family, Community, and Culture Ujima/Collective Work and Responsibility: “Commitment, duty, and obligation to work together with others to solve our family and community problems together and engage in collective projects that will advance the well-being of the family, neighborhood, and the common good.” Ujima Theme: “Be Watchful over Each...
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Self-Determination/Kujichagulia: Second Day of Kwanzaa

December 26, 2012
Self-Determination/Kujichagulia: Second Day of Kwanzaa

HAPPY KWANZAA A Celebration of Family, Community, and Culture The Kujichagulia Principle:: “Commitment, duty, and responsibility to speak and act in the interest of African Americans and the human good.” Kujichagulia Theme: Dignity and Respect Today is the second day of Kwanzaa. Family (and friends) come together to celebrate the Self-Determination principle. At the...
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Unity/Umoja Day: First Day of Kwanzaa

December 25, 2012
Unity/Umoja Day: First Day of Kwanzaa

HAPPY KWANZAA A Celebration of Family, Community, and Culture The Principle Umoja: “Commitment, duty, and obligation to make every effort to promote and   practice harmony and togetherness in the family, community, nation and race, minimizing behaviors and actions which bring about and foster conflict and dissension.” Unity Theme: Togetherness & Harmony Today is the first...
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Tips on Preparing for Kwanzaa 2012

December 17, 2012
Tips on Preparing for Kwanzaa 2012

Preparing in advance for Kwanzaa will certainly maximize your experience in celebrating the Kwanzaa holiday. Thus, the following prompts will help you to gain the greatest value from the Kwanzaa celebration, which begins December 26th and ends January 1. First, obtain or retrieve your “Kwanzaa Set.” The Kwanzaa Set is central and essential to...
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Kwanzaa Journal

November 13, 2012
Kwanzaa Journal

Establishing a Kwanzaa Journal is fundamental to maintaining adherence to Kwanzaa commitments as well as documenting and monitoring efforts (struggle) to achieve those commitments. The journal should be constructed to record and monitor daily activity with respect to the commitments. Note that Kwanzaa commitments, which constitute a vow or promise, should be feasible and...
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Kwanzaa Commitments

October 14, 2012
Kwanzaa Commitments

Kwanzaa is a cultural holiday organized around the 7 Principles. These seven guiding principles form the building blacks for family nurturing and development, thriving children and youth, and restoration of a network of community caring. Hence, these instructional values give Kwanzaa its importance beyond the 7 day cultural celebration which occurs each year December...
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