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Happy Kwanzaa!

HAPPY KWANZAA We are ending the year on a high note with the celebration of African American Heritage...Kwanzaa! Have you noticed Kwanzaa sometimes ends with one “a” and sometimes with two? It’s because the additional “a” was added so the holiday name has seven letters since there are seven principles of the Nguzo Saba: Umoja, Kujichagulia, Ujima, Ujamaa, Nia, Kuumba and Imani. THE LANGUAGE OF AFRICAN HERITAGE  Celebration of the African language is significant to Kwanzaa. Unfortunately, language was one of the many things we lost during the period of slavery. With each Kwanzaa principle being a Swahili word, we are connected in a small...

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