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  1. The Baddest Black Power Artist You Never Heard OfRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Counterpunch

    ... to put ideas of self-determination into action in particular Kawaida, the philosophy which formed the foundation of Kwanzaa. The EAST included a bakery and catering business, book and clothing store, printing business, nightclub and record label. At ...


  2. Afro-American Studies Well-Represented at National Black Studies ConferenceRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2018 | PressReleasePoint

    From left, Professors Amilcar Shabazz and John H. Bracey, Jr. with Kwanzaa founder Maulana Karenga of California State University, Long Beach; civil rights activist Muhammad Ahmad, founder of the Revolutionary Action Movement, and Juliana Goes, graduate student in sociology and the African diaspora certificate program.Doctoral candidate Evan Howard Ashford discusses his dissertation research with the presentation " Nine faculty and students from the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, along with several alumni, took part in the 42nd annual conference of the National Council for Black Studies held March 14-17 in Atlanta.


  3. A year-round holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | News Tribune

    The Kwanzaa holiday is typically celebrated during the last week of the year, but now a group of civic leaders in Jefferson City want to take the principals of the holiday and make them a part of the culture of the Capital City. At the first of what are several events planned throughout the year, The Joshua House Church on East Dunklin Street hosted several speakers and performers Friday night.


  4. Long Live Tongogara and Thomas SankaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | San Francisco Bay View

    ... a cowardly act carried out by the neo-colonialist stooge and poor excuse for an African, Blaise Compaore. Because Kwanzaa begins on the exact calendar day, Dec. 26, 1979, that Comrade Tongogara transitioned due to a fatal car crash in Mozambique, we ...


  5. Celebrating KwanzaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | The Gleaner

    ... love with simply because Garvey was born here. Another thing she brought with her was the seven-day celebration of Kwanzaa, which she said at one time attracted approximately 100 people. On January 1, thought the number of celebrants was ...


  6. Penn's Makuu Cultural Center joined other Philadelphians in celebrating Kwanzaa this yearRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2018 | Daily Pennsylvanian

    Throughout the month of December, Penn students and Philadelphia residents alike celebrated the 51st anniversary of Kwanzaa. From an elaborate light display along the Schuylkill River to a pre-finals celebration in Houston Hall, the cultural holiday was celebrated in a variety of ways.


  7. Wanda's Picks for January 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | San Francisco Bay View

    ... Mwaluko; Carl Lumbly : . It was just a year ago that Sister Makinya was unable to attend Kwanzaa, so we took Kwanzaa to her. It was Nia for Queen Mother Makinya Kouate Day at the convalescent hospital. Though she'd agreed ...


  8. 7 Prompts for Reflecting on the Past and Planning the FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | PsychCentral

    ... each night, following the traditions of the 12 days of Christmas, the eight days of Hannukah, or the seven days of Kwanzaa. Being in a short season of contemplation can help give your body and mind a chance to process change and prepare for the ...


  9. Musa Jackson and Famed Actor Morocco Omari Opens the First Kwanzaa Film Festival in HarlemRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2018 |

    The first ever Kwanzaa Film Festival founded by Ina Norris begin with a red carpet breakfast on Saturday in Harlem, New York. The opening welcome was given by the talented Model, producer, writer, Harlem Ambassador Musa Jackson encouraging the audience to embrace Harlem's Legacy and culture.


  10. It's freezing out! This is when you should be worried about house firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | TreeHugger

    ... exists during a time of elevated risk for winter heating fires and contains several holidays- Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year's- each with the potential to change the profile of fire incidence and cause. Many people begin the celebration ...


  11. Christmas as a Single DadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | Attachment Parenting Blog

    ... st you can do. Regardless, I hope your holiday celebrations with your family were fun and relaxing, whether you're a Kwanzaa fan, celebrate Christmas, Winter Solstice, Hannukah or Festivus!


  12. Why are Mary, Joseph so controversial?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... be used in the classroom. When it is determined that Jesus cannot be tolerated, but Maulana Karenga's seven days of Kwanzaa is acceptable, then this nation has a double standard problem and many in this nation are being misled. The beliefs, ideals ...


  13. Happy Kwanzaa: The holiday brought to you by the FBIRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2018 | The Daily Advance

    Kwanzaa, celebrated exclusively by white liberals, is a fake holiday invented in 1966 by black radical/FBI stooge Ron Karenga - aka Dr. Maulana Karenga, founder of United Slaves, the violent nationalist rival to the Black Panthers. Liberals have become so mesmerized by multicultural gibberish that they have forgotten the real history of Kwanzaa and Karenga's United Slaves.


  14. Denton Rewind: January 2, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... XMIT: txder Cheylon Brown lights the sixth candle which represents Kuumba: creativity. Denton held its 2nd annual Kwanzaa celebration on Thursday evening at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center in Denton, Texas., Thursday, December, 28, ...


  15. Jan. 1: Lt. Joe Petrosino, Kwanzaa and yeshivasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | New York Daily News

    ... election and vote for a person who has your interest at heart. Walter Kehr St. Albans: To Voicer Juanita Johnson: Kwanzaa is not a religious celebration. It is a celebration of African-American culture. Nowhere in Dr. Maulana Karenga's book does he ...


  16. Danette Mitchell: Tapping into Imani for renewed hope, empowermentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2017 | The Reporter

    ... say that 2017 has been a tough year and one they would rather forget and leave in the past. Last week, we celebrated Kwanzaa, an African-American holiday celebrated from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1. Each of the seven days of Kwanzaa honors a different ...


  17. Hundreds celebrate Kwanzaa at West Las Vegas Library theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Members of the West Las Vegas Arts Center Performance Ensemble perform a dance routine titled Suite Soul during a Kwanzaa celebration at the West Las Vegas Library Theatre on Saturday, December 30, 2017. Richard Brian Las Vegas Review-Journal @vegasphotograph Charles Mitchell and his two-year-old son, Zahir, pose for photos during a Kwanzaa celebration at the West Las Vegas Library Theatre on Saturday, December 30, 2017.


  18. Savannah celebrates purpose during annual Kwanzaa FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Solana Plains and Abu Majid Major perform for a crowd during Saturday's Kwanzaa celebration at the W.W. Law Center. Local residents celebrated the meaning of purpose on Saturday when they kicked off the fifth day of Savannah's Kwanzaa Fest.


  19. Kwanzaa celebration at Lewis Museum helps bring generations togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    Lillie Hyman braved the frigid weather Saturday and brought her 11-year-old grandson to a downtown museum to teach him about the meaning of Kwanzaa - and quilting. The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture devoted the day to dancing, drumming and other activities and displays marking Kwanzaa, the seven-day celebration of family and community rooted in African traditions.


  20. Kwanzaa's principles continue to strike a chordRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | Post and Courier

    Queen Atterberry leads an African dance at the Kwanzaa lighting in Marion Square in 2014. . Queen Atterberry leads an African dance at the Kwanzaa lighting in Marion Square in 2014.