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Kwanzaa: The First Fruits Celebration- Ujamaa Day

December 29, 2015
Kwanzaa: The First Fruits Celebration- Ujamaa Day

  This is the fourth day of the Kwanzaa, Ujamaa or Cooperative Economics Day: “To build and develop investments and revenue sharing projects collectively and to profit from them together.”       The Ingathering Activity Today, the family and/or friends come together to discuss ways for the family, and/or friends and community to...
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Kwanzaa The First Fruits Celebration: Umoja Day

December 26, 2015
Kwanzaa The First Fruits Celebration: Umoja Day

This is the first day of the Kwanzaa, Umoja Day. Today, the family and/or friends come together to celebrate family, the common good, and the love, caring, and sharing that is the foundation of our existence and the social glue which binds us as family. The Ingathering Activity The ingathering activity has historical significance....
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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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Toward A More Thoughtful Approach to Kwanzaa 2013

December 13, 2013
Toward A More Thoughtful Approach to Kwanzaa 2013

As indicated elsewhere, we are entering a critical juncture in our history. It is a period in which the current and upcoming generation must accept this invitation of history: forcing a new set of values that will inform and instruct their view of the kind of future they want for themselves and their children....
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Creativity/Kuumba Day: Six Day of Kwanzaa

December 30, 2012
Creativity/Kuumba Day: Six Day of Kwanzaa

HAPPY KWANZAA A Celebration of Family, Community, and Culture The Principle Kuumba: “Commitment, duty, and obligation to the practice of continuous improvement.” Creativity Theme: Leaving our families, community, and world a better place to live, work, and love Today is the six day of Kwanzaa. Families, friends, and communities come together on this day...
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Nia/Purpose: Fourth Day of Kwanzaa

December 29, 2012
Nia/Purpose: Fourth Day of Kwanzaa

HAPPY KWANZAA “A Celebration of Family, Community, and Culture” Nia/Purpose: “Commitment, duty, and obligation to contribute to the morally serious purpose and noble goal, of nation building, i.e. , the quest to recover and restore the African American family, community, and people as a whole” Nia Theme: “Nation Building” Today is the fourth day...
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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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