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Thursday, 01 December 2016 21:51

Kwanzaa 2016

Kwanzaa 2016
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...
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Tuesday, 29 December 2009 20:32

Kwanzaa Celebration 2009

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 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...
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Saturday, 30 December 2006 00:00

Kwanzaa Celebration 2006

Kwanzaa Celebration 2006
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 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...
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Saturday, 29 December 2007 00:00

Kwanzaa Celebration 2007

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 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...
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Friday, 22 November 2013 20:13

Kwanzaa Celebration 2012

Kwanzaa Celebration 2012
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 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...
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Sunday, 29 December 2013 00:00

Kwanzaa Celebration 2013

Kwanzaa Celebration 2013
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 Saba; the seven principles of blackness), which Karenga said "is a communitarian African philosophy," consisting of what Karenga called...
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Monday, 14 November 2011 21:11

Kwanzaa Celebration 2011

Kwanzaa Celebration 2011
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 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...
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