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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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Kwanzaa: The Kujichagulia/Self-Determination Principle

December 5, 2012
Kwanzaa: The Kujichagulia/Self-Determination Principle

Kujichagulia/Self-determination: “Commitment, duty, and responsibility to speak and act in the interest of African Americans and the human good.” Kwanzaa was created to introduce and reinforce the 7 Principles and reinforced the bonds of family and community.  The Seven Principles were viewed and still remain the “moral minimum” set of values which African Americans...
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Kwanzaa 2011: Kujichagulia/Self-Determination Day- December 27th

December 26, 2011
Kwanzaa 2011: Kujichagulia/Self-Determination Day- December 27th

Happy Kwanzaa Self-Determination/Kujichagulia Defining and shaping our own interests, priorities, and image, and grounding our thoughts, practices, rituals, and celebrations in our own history and culture Kujichgulia/Self-Determination Message The practice of kujichagulia/Self-determination affirms the right and responsibility of African Americans to think, to speak, and to act from their own cultural framework. By doing...
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Kujichagulia/Self-Determination: Day Two of Kwanzaa

December 26, 2010
Kujichagulia/Self-Determination: Day Two of Kwanzaa

A Celebration of Family, Community and the Common Good Self-Determination/Kujichagulia To define the world in our own image and interest, placing African people and our history and culture at the center of our worldview and social reality Perspective on Self-Determination Implied and embedded in the principle self-determination is the notion of respect which a...
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SELF-DETERMINATION: SECOND DAY OF KWANZAA- KUJICHAGULIA DAY

December 27, 2009

Kwanzaa is now observed as a national holiday by countless people in homes schools and public and private institutions across the United States.  Like African American History Month, Kwanzaa is a part of the cultural fabric of America and is a special time for African Americans to celebrate the joys of family and community,...
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Self Determination: A Call to Rescue and Recover Black Males

November 17, 2009

African-American men in their early 30s have been found to be twice as likely to have prison records than bachelor degrees. It has also been found that only three out of 100 Black students who enter kindergarten will graduate from college. These were some of the many startling facts presented at the Urban League...
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