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Kwanzaa

Day 5 of Kwanzaa

Today is day 5 of Kwanzaa.  It represents Purpose: Nia (nee–YAH) To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness. Light a candle today for your family as we continue to celebrate the Kwanzaa traditions and work to build and restore our… Read more »

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Day 3 of Kwanzaa

Welcome to day 3 of Kwanzaa.  Today represents Collective Work and Responsibility: Ujima (oo–GEE–mah) which means To build and maintain our community together and make our brother’s and sister’s problems our problems and to solve them together. Working together makes a difference!  Happy Kwanzaa!!

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Day 2 of Kwanzaa

Today is Day 2 of Kwanzaa.  Today represents Self-determination: Kujichagulia (koo–gee–cha–goo–LEE–yah) To define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves, and speak for ourselves. Kwanzaa is also celebrated with candles. Mishumaa Saba: The Seven Candles Mishumaa saba are the seven candles: three red, three green, and one black. The back candle symbolizes Umoja (unity), the basis… Read more »

Kwanzaa

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