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Kwanzaa The First Fruits Celebration Kujichagulia Day

December 26, 2015
Kwanzaa The First Fruits Celebration Kujichagulia Day

Today , the second day of Kwanzaa is Kujichagulia (Self-determination) Day. The essence of the meaning of this principle is for African Americans to think and act in their own interest based on their own particular needs and grounded in their history and culture. Every people thinks and acts from its cultural and historical...
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Kwanzaa Family Ingathering

December 17, 2013
Kwanzaa Family Ingathering

Family ingathering, one of the essential daily Kwanzaa rituals, is the starting point for the celebration of Kwanzaa. As a cultural holiday that places a premium and priority on building strong families and family ties, the ingathering activity is a way for family members to reinforce the bonds of affection which tether them together...
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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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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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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 Symbols: Seven Candles/ Mishuuma Saba, Flag/Bendera, and 7 Principle Poster/Nguzo Saba Poster

December 15, 2012
Kwanzaa Symbols: Seven Candles/ Mishuuma Saba, Flag/Bendera, and 7 Principle Poster/Nguzo Saba Poster

Symbol Seven: Seven Candles/ Mishuuma Saba- “Seven Principles” The Seven Candles represent the life-affirming values of the 7 Principles. Kwanzaa was created to introduce and reinforce these seven values. Each day of Kwanzaa one of the Seven Principles is highlighted and celebrated. Each candle represents one of the seven days and seven principles of...
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