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Kwanzaa - Nguzo Saba (The Seven Principles)

Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration held in the United States and in other nations of the Western African diaspora in 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 has seven core principles (Nguzo Saba). It was created by Maulana Karenga, and was first celebrated in 1966–67.

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Cultural Connection: Black Wall Street

Greenwood is a neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As one of the most successful and wealthiest African American communities in the United States during the early 20th Century, it was popularly known as America's "Black Wall Street" until the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921. The invasion was one of the most devastating massacres in the history of US race relations, destroying the once thriving Greenwood community.

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CULTURAL CONNECTION -LOUISE BENNET- COVERLY

altLouise Simone Bennett-Coverley more commonly known as Miss Lou, (7 September 1919 – 26 July 2006), was a Jamaican poet, folklorist, writer, and educator.

Writing and performing her poems in what was known as Jamaican Patois or Creole, she was instrumental in having this "dialect" of the people given literary recognition in its own right as a nation language, located at the heart of the Jamaican poetic tradition, and influencing many other poets, including Mutabaruka and Linton Kwesi Johnson to do similar things.

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CULTURAL CONNECTION | MARTIN LUTHER KING

Martin Luther King Jr. is featured by us on this day of remembrance.   Being an African born in what's called America it would be a sin not to know the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I decided because we are closely connected to the Philadelphia, P.A. and Delaware region of the United States we give you one least know fact that connects this great man to the area. 

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