A Few Words To Remember:
Nguzo Saba - N-GU-zo SAH-bah refers to the seven principles.
Karamu - Big celebration on day 6 of Kwanzaa called Imani (EE-MAH-NEE)
Habari-Gani - "What's in the news? You would Habari-Gani as a greeting to someone during Dec 26th to Jan 1st, and they would reply with one of the seven principles pertaining to that particular day.
Harambee!" (hah-RAHM-beh) is a call of unity cried out at the end of each nightly celebration, meaning "Let's pull together!"
KWANZAA BEGAN IN 1966.....Kwanzaa (Nguzo Saba) a unique celebration created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga.
Dr. Karenga is Professor and Chair of Africana Studies at California State University, Long Beach. He is the Chair
of Organization Us and The National Association of Kawaida Organizations (NAKO)
Photo courtesy of Terri Joelle
left- wife of Dr. Karenge, middle-Dr. Karenge,
Dr. Karenga is an activist-scholar of national and international recognition, Dr. Karenga has had a far-reaching effect on Black intellectual and political culture since the 1960s.
Dr. Karenga's official website here
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