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Posted on: December 7, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Kwanzaa: A Day of Community Celebration!

Black candle is lit for Kwanzaa alongside green and red candles that are unlit

Join the Human Rights Commission as we celebrate the first day of Kwanzaa UMOJA (UNITY.) Kwanzaa derives from the Swahili phrase matunda ya Kwanzaa meaning “first fruits of the harvest”. Founded in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga to honor family, culture, and community through celebration, reflection, affirmation and connection.  Kwanzaa is a weeklong celebration starting on December 26th and ends on January 1st. Each day represents one of the seven principles. 

Join the HRC for music, African dance and drumming, children's activities and Community! 

Lunch will be provided.

December 26, 2022
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Bangs Community Center
70 Boltwood Avenue

Seven Principles of Kwanzaa
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