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Can People Who Are Not African American Celebrate Kwanzaa?

November 9, 2012
Can People Who Are Not African American Celebrate Kwanzaa?

One of the most frequently asked question is can people who are not African American celebrate Kwanzaa. The answer to this is an emphatic yes! Like Cinco de Mayo and St. Patrick’s Day, Christmas and Chanukah, Kwanzaa can be celebrated by all peoples or races. Kwanzaa, to be sure, is a non heroic and...
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7 Principles of Kwanzaa: The Foundation for a Thriving Marriage

November 5, 2012
7 Principles of Kwanzaa: The Foundation for a Thriving Marriage

It is now manifestly clear that the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa are fundamental to daily life, not just an occasion to celebrate during the seven days of the holiday.  As has been said elsewhere, these seven values are the guiding principles which support and foster nurturing and caring relationships for both children and adults....
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The Seven Principles: A Model for Community Standards

October 18, 2012
The Seven Principles: A Model for Community Standards

Central and essential to the restoration and revitalization of black and poor neighborhoods is establishment of community standards or norms. Community norms set the standard of right and wrong behavior. The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa are well-suited to serve as community standards for African American neighborhoods. What is important here and can not be...
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Revisiting Kwanzaa In The Age of Obama

October 24, 2010

Michelle and I send warm wishes to all those celebrating Kwanzaa this holiday season. This is a joyous time of year when African Americans and all Americans come together to celebrate our blessings and the richness of our cultural traditions. This is also a time of reflection and renewal as we come to the...
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