What is Kwanzaa?

What is Kwanzaa?

There are 5 comments on the Patch.com story from Dec 26, 2012, titled What is Kwanzaa?. In it, Patch.com reports that:

The seven-day festival of Kwanzaa, which celebrates African-American heritage and culture, starts Wednesday, Dec.

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FULL MONTY

Lawrenceville, GA

#1 Jan 2, 2013
Carnival styled Shuck & Jive...
Vivek Golikeri

Hollywood, FL

#2 Jan 2, 2013
FULL MONTY wrote:
Carnival styled Shuck & Jive...
Some celebrants might indeed debase Kwaanza like that, just as some commercialize Christmas. But done correctly, Kwaanza is a sublimely beautiful festival and an uplifting one. It helps give black people what slavery robbed them of: a sense of heritage, values and the compass of tradition.

Since: Nov 12

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#3 Jan 3, 2013
Vivek Golikeri wrote:
<quoted text>Some celebrants might indeed debase Kwaanza like that, just as some commercialize Christmas. But done correctly, Kwaanza is a sublimely beautiful festival and an uplifting one. It helps give black people what slavery robbed them of: a sense of heritage, values and the compass of tradition.
Well said.
Yo kwanzaa fo nibiru

London, UK

#4 Jan 4, 2013
yo harambee! I wants a holiday fo Kwanzaaa an shit, on top of xmas holiday that whitey gives us. Das raht!
bart simpson

Winston, GA

#5 Jan 4, 2013
its supposed to be a holiday started by white people that black people think they started.

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