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Kwanzaa celebrations

What Kwanzaa means for Black Americans

Kwanzaa celebrations. Black Hour, CC BY-NC Frank Dobson, Vanderbilt University On Dec. 26, millions throughout the world’s African community will start weeklong celebrations of Kwanzaa. There will...

Happy Kwanzaa: African Americans Celebrate Their African Heritage

Kwanzaa, a Swahili word that means “first fruits,” is a seven-day festival that honors African heritage in African American culture. Kwanzaa takes place each...

Plans to Unveil a Bust of Marcus Garvey in Ethiopia Revealed

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once called Marcus Garvey the first “man on a mass scale...

39th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration at the World Beat Cultural Center

By Brian Goodin Photos by Brian Goodin The 39th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration began on Thursday, December 26th in beautiful Balboa Park at the very unique WorldBeat...