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Why We Celebrate Kwanzaa.

Beginning December 26 and lasting for seven days, Kwanzaa is a celebration of community, family and culture, established as a means to help African Americans reconnect with their African roots and heritage.

You can Celebrate too!

Check out these resources to learn how you can celebrate Kwanzaa with your community!

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Kwanzaa Resources
Books
  • Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Family, Community and Culture by Maulana Karenga. (University of Sankore Press. Los Angeles. 1998)

  • Kwanzaa: Black Power and the Making of the African-American Holiday Tradition by Keith A. Mayes 

  • Kwanzaa (Bullfrog Books: Holidays) by Rebecca Pettiford

  • Practicing Kwanzaa Year-Round by Gwynelle Dismukes

  • Kwanzaa and Me by Vivian Gussin Paley

  • My First Kwanzaa Coloring Book by Bart Jan

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