Posts Tagged: Black Candle


Day 3 of Kwanzaa

Day 3 of Kwanzaa.  Yes the seven days of Kwanzaa.  Today is day 3 which is Ujima, (oo-Jee-mah)  which means “Collective work and responsibility”.  This is represented by the black candle. Read more here


Day 2 of Kwanzaa – Self Determination

The Second Day of Kwanzaa (December 27) On the second day the black candle is again lit, as well as the farthest red candle on the left. This represents the 2nd principle of Kwanzaa –Kujichagulia (koo-jee-chah-goo-LEE-ah): Self-Determination. Again a statement about the second principle and its meaning might be made. Or possibly a passage or… Read more »