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Imhotep’s Family Kwanzaa Celebration welcomes all

 
Participating children learn to ‘know better, do better’
 

 
By Dwight Hobbes
Contributing Writer
 
There is something to be said for Kwanzaa not being as well known or widely celebrated as the birth of Jesus Christ. It has not yet been corrupted into the sham of crassly exploitative commercialism that long ago claimed Christmas. Celebrants who honor Kwanzaa honor community. Accordingly, Imhotep Science Academy (ISA) will be holding their Family Kwanzaa Celebration and Fundraiser at the Network for the Development of Children of African Decent (NdCAD) on Dec. 27, the day of Kujichagulia (self-determination), the second day of Kwanzaa. Continue Reading →

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We Win observes Kwanzaa at the Capri

By James L. Stroud, Jr.

Contributing Writer

 

On December 14 the We Win Institute held its annual Kwanzaa celebration. This year it was observed at the Capri Theater in North Minneapolis. The celebration included live entertainment by the We Win Institute students and others, as well as a special treat for those who love storytellers. Nothando Zulu, who has been performing for children and adults in Minnesota for more than 20 years and nationally for more than 15 years, entertained the audience with a little help from the children. What is Kwanzaa? Continue Reading →

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