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Nia (Purpose) Kwanzaa Celebration

In partnership with Aisha Shule

Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 6 PM

Feel the beat of the drums, experience the vivid colors and vibrations of African dance groups, and revel in the realness that rolls off the tongues of passionate poets, all while learning about the seven principles of African Heritage. Join The Wright Museum and participating partners for this spectacular celebration of family, community and culture!

Click here to download the Annual Founder's Kwanzaa Message:
"Practicing the Principles of Kwanzaa: Repairing, Renewing, and Remaking Our World" by Dr. Maulana Karenga


Tuesday, December 26: Umoja (Unity) 6 - 9 PM African Liberation Day Committee

Wednesday, December 27: Kujichagulia (Self-Determination) 6 - 9 PM Malcolm X Grassroots Movement

Thursday, December 28: Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility) 6 - 9 PM Nsoroma Institute

Friday, December 29: Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics) 6 - 9 PM Dr. Claud Anderson - PowerNomics Corporation of America

Saturday, December 30: Nia (Purpose) 6 - 9 PM Aisha Shule

Sunday, December 31: Kuumba (Creativity) 3 - 5 PM Khary WAE Frazier

Monday, January 1: Imani (Faith) 3 - 5 PM The PAOCC Shrine of the Black Madonna

These events are free and open to the public.

The Wright's Kwanzaa Celebration is made possible by the generous support of Comerica Bank.