african-american celebrations

5 Culture Tips: Honoring Black History as American History

By |2018-10-11T14:54:57-05:00February 9th, 2017|Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Lifestyle, Modern Manners|

Changing the mindset of how we view Black History Month- as recognition of those who broke barriers, strove for equality, and fought against injustices- will have a profound impact of being culturally savvy.

Kwanzaa: Celebration of Family, Community, and Culture turns 50

By |2018-10-11T14:55:00-05:00December 26th, 2016|Cross-Cultural, Holiday Season, Lifestyle|

As Christmas comes to a close on December 25, the celebration of Kwanzaa begins on December 26 and ends on New Year's Day. This season of unity and patrimony brings African-American communities together for five days of colorful tradition and reflection. To commemorate this holiday, we delve into the intricate history and meaning behind Kwanzaa.