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Kwanzaa celebrates what its founder, Maulana Karenga, called the seven principles of Kwanzaa, or Nguzo Saba (originally Nguzu Saba; the seven principles of blackness), which Karenga said "is a communitarian African philosophy," consisting of what Karenga called "the best of African thought and practice in constant exchange with the world." Every year, Community Empowerment Association celebrates Kwanzaa in the spirit of the seven principles. These principles comprise Kawaida, a Swahili term...
Join us for this year's Kwanzaa Celebration at CEA! Kwanzaa celebrates what its founder, Maulana Karenga, called the seven principles of Kwanzaa, or Nguzo Saba (originally Nguzu Saba; the seven principles of blackness), which Karenga said "is a communitarian African philosophy," consisting of what Karenga called "the best of African thought and practice in constant exchange with the world." Every year, Community Empowerment Association celebrates Kwanzaa in the spirit of the seven...
Join us at our Kwanzaa Celebration as we close out the year of our 20th Anniversary, celebrating 20 years of serving our community. The name Kwanzaa derives from the Swahili phrase 'matunda ya kwanzaa', meaning "first fruits of the harvest." The choice of Swahili, an East African language, reflects its status as a symbol of Pan-Africanism, especially in the 1960s. Kwanzaa celebrates what its founder, Maulana Karenga, called the seven principles of Kwanzaa, or Nguzo Saba (originally Nguzu...
Saturday, November 29th, 2014 MADDEN Starting at 11:00am, BASKETBALL starting at 4:00pm 7120 Kelly Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208 Music, Food, Prizes... Call (412) 371 - 3689 ext. 44 TO REGISTER This event will be going on during our Coat Drive. Volunteers are...
With the mission to build healthy families and communities by way of activation, education and mobilization, the Community Empowerment Association, Inc. (CEA) over the last decade has been tirelessly serving thousands of disadvantaged and minority families throughout the Greater Pittsburgh area. Since 2003, CEA has been sponsoring the Black Family Reunion as an opportunity for Allegheny County residents to come together for two days to celebrate the Black Family. It has been extremely well...
CEA's 20th Anniversary Celebration For 20 years we've been serving our community - making a difference - and that's worth celebrating all year long. Join us throughout the year. Mosaic Garden Convergence Help us raise gardens and participate in workshops, assemblies, and more! Enjoy TWO FREE public concerts with live music on Friday and Saturday evenings. See More... Freedom Friday Open House 12pm-6pm @...
World Renowned Comedian and Actor Stogie Kenyatta in his acclaimed One-Man Show ‘The World Is My Home –The Life & Times of Paul Robeson’ Saturday: Feb. 1, 2014; Doors open at 6:30pm, Show starts at 7:30pm CEA Arts & Culture Institute; 7120 Kelly Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208 The #1 One Man Show Broadway Style Solo Show on the U.S. and Caribbean College circuit. This show about the triumph and tragedy of this mistreated American genius not only promotes diversity,...
Friday, November 1st, 2013 Starting at 5:30pm CEA Cultural Center; 7120 Kelly Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208 Ancestors Day is an annual event held in October to acknowledge and commemorate the contributions and achievements of individuals who have dedicated and made sacrifices towards improving conditions within the African American community, past and present. The youth of Community Empowerment Association participate in the event by discussing, singing, and...
Get the Flyer Get the Flyer Friday, November 29th, 2013 Starting at 4:00pm 7120 Kelly Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208 Music, Food, Prizes... First Place Winner receives $100.00, 2nd Place wins $75.00, 3rd place gets a $25.00 prize! Participants MUST REGISTER by NOVEMBER 15th Call (412) 371 - 3689 ext. 44 TO...
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