Kwanzzaa 2013 – Do You Know The History Of Kwanzza’s 47 Years

| December 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

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Worldwide- Tony Batman’s A Entertainment News- The world in right in the middle of the 2013 Kwanzzaa Holiday Celebration, but what do we actually know about Kwanzzaa. When did it begin? What is it celebrating? Who celebrates it? How long is it each year? Who started it, and why? The A Entertainment News will try to answer some of these questions right here….. See More Below

Though many Americans don’t know much about Kwanzaa, it’s a beautiful holiday that all can share in. Akiba Solomon of Colorlines.com, federal civil rights attorney Charles Coleman Jr., and Donna Washington, author of “Li’l Rabbit’s Kwanzaa,” joined HuffPost Live to explain more about this important celebration of African heritage and unity. Kwanzaa is celebrated from December 26 through January 1st.   ….. Source: The Huffington Post

Kwanzaa was created to introduce and reinforce seven basic values of African culture which contribute to building and reinforcing family, community and culture among African American people as well as Africans throughout the world African community. These values are called the Nguzo Saba which in Swahili means the Seven Principles. Developed by Dr. Karenga, the Nguzo Saba stand at the heart of the origin and meaning of Kwanzaa, for it is these values which are not only the building blocks for community but also serve to reinforce and enhance them.  Source…… The Official Kwanzzaa Website

We hope this helps a bit in understanding what Kwanzzaa is and why it became a noted celebration to millions of people around the world. What ever you celebrate, and how ever you celebrate during the holiday season, we hope you have a great season, after all when you really think about it, Humanity is what is really being celebrated at the end of each year on this earth.

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