Kwanzaa, originally created by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966, is an annual celebration that African Americans partake in. Inspired to become a holiday to bring African Americans together as a community and to reconnect with our loved ones and ourselves, Kwanzaa is holiday many we can appreciate and enjoy. Therefore, today we are going to share a few ways in which you can celebrate Kwanzaa with Southern-inspired traditions.
Since Kwanzaa focuses on seven core symbols and seven principles it is ideal to add some Southern inspired thoughts and ideas into the base symbols and principles of what Kwanzaa is all about. Get inspired and learn how to celebrate Kwanzaa with home, food and lifestyle inspiration to honor history and heritage.
As soon as the traditional holiday of Christmas is over, another holiday takes over for the month of December. Created with the hopes to attach the values and culture of Africa and a time where
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The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs presents two concurrent exhibits, Without Regard to Sex, Race, or Color by Andrew Feiler and HBCUs: Creating Power Through Education by Synthia SAINT JAMES, on view at City Gallery August 23 through
Annual celebrations like Kwanzaa are ways in which like-minded African Americans can come together to celebrate unity, creativity, faith and gift giving. With this annual observance being such a festive and supportive holiday for our