Kwanzaa: Day 5 Nia (Purpose)
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 12/30 is the 5th day of Kwanzaa where the fifth principle of Nguzo Saba is Nia (Purpose in Swahili)
To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.
Visit www.officialkwanzaawebsite.org for more info on the celebration of Kwanzaa.
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