Today is the start of Kwanzaa


Did you know…

… that today is the start of Kwanzaa? This 7-day cultural festival, founded in 1966 by Maulana Karenga, celebrates African and African-American heritage. Kwanzaa means “first fruits of the harvest” in Swahili.

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“You must remember, family is often born of blood, but it doesn’t depend on blood. Nor is it exclusive of friendship. Family members can be your best friends, you know. And best friends, whether or not they are related to you, can be your family.”

— Trenton Lee Stewart

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