Kwanzaa holiday by iStock Kwanzaa was created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga in an effort to form a strong community of Afro-Americans in the U.S. The holiday consists of 7 days where the family gathers and lights up one of the candles in the Kinara, the beautiful candle holder. The family [...]
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.