The who, what and why of Kwanzaa

Celebration honors universal African heritage

another article by Chelle Cordero

Kwanzaa celebration

Maulana Ndabezitha Karenga, center, with his wife, Tiamoyo, to his left, celebrate Kwanzaa at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Kwanzaa is a celebration of ideology that is observed for seven days, from Dec. 26 through Jan. 1. It honors universal African heritage and is a celebration of family, community and culture.  (read more…)

[as appeared in IDAHO MOUNTAIN EXPRESS Holiday Supplement,
pg S-6, 12/18/2013]

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