Kwanzaa: Day 3 Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility)
Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration held & recognized throughout parts of the U.S., Africa as well as in other nations of the Americas. The celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture, and is observed from December 26 to January 1, culminating in a feast and gift-giving. Kwanzaa is based on seven core principles (Nguzo Saba). It was created by Maulana Karenga , and was first celebrated in 1966–67. Today 12/28 is the third day which recognizes the 3rd principle of Nguzo Saba Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility).
Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility) To build and maintain our community together and make our brother’s and sister’s problems our problems and to solve them together.