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Kwanzaa Begins Week-Long Run For African-Americans

Story By: Larry Stine



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  Original Published: 12/26/2013

December 26 is the first day of Kwanzaa. The week-long, non-religious holiday was first observed in 1966. It celebrates African-American cultures and traditions. For seven days, Kwanzaa call on all of us to focus on seven principles: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith. Kwanzaa runs through January 1.

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