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Kwanzaa is a time of fasting, feasting, and self- examination, celebrated from December 26 through January 1. The mystical number 7 is at the core of the celebration – there are 7 days, 7 ...

Kwanzaa is a time of fasting, feasting, and self- examination, celebrated from December 26 through January 1. The mystical number 7 is at the core of the celebration – there are 7 days, 7 principles, and 7 symbols.

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  • celebrate Kwanzaa in ethniciti style
  • Kwanzaa is a time of fasting, feasting, and self- examination, celebrated from December 26 through January 1.
  • Begun in 1966 by cultural nationalists who wanted to express their Pan-African solidarity, Kwanzaa is now observed by 18 million people worldwide.
  • The mystical number 7 is at the core of the celebration – there are 7 days, 7 principles, and 7 symbols.
  • the seven principles to maintain unity in family, community, nation, and culture umoja: unity
  • the seven principles to be responsible for ourselves and create our own destiny kujichagulia: self-determination
  • the seven principles to build and maintain our community and work together to help one another ujima: collective work and responsibility
  • the seven principles to improve and support our own stores, businesses, and organizations ujamaa: cooperative economics
  • the seven principles to restore African-American people to their traditional greatness nia: purpose
  • the seven principles to use our creative energies toward creating a vibrant community kuumba: creativity
  • the seven principles to strive for a higher level of life for humankind, by affirming our self-worth and confidence in our ability to succeed and triumph in righteous struggle imani: faith
  • celebrate Kwanzaa in ethinciti style www.ethniciti.DesignOnline.com