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Kwanzaa begins (Monday)

12/25/2016 - 12/31/2016



Kwanzaa is a week long celebration held in the United States honoring universal African-American heritage and culture, observed from December 26 to January 1 each year. It features activities such as lighting a candle holder with seven candles and culminates in a feast and gift giving. It was created by Dr. Maulana Karenga and was first celebrated in 1966-1967.

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