Millions of African American’s and others of African descent around the world celebrate the holiday of Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa is a celebration of “family, community and culture.” This holiday began in 1966 and provides those of the African culture to celebrate their heritage and culture regardless of religion or geographic location. It is a celebration of goodness and appreciation of what we have and how we achieved it, through our hard work and that of our family. This holiday is celebrated from December 26 – January 1.
Learn about this celebration and teach your children how and why it is celebrated, and about some important concepts that we can apply to our lives regardless of culture. Continue reading Kwanzaa: A December Holiday that Isn’t Another Christmas.