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Kwanzaa Day 4: ‘Ujamaa’ Cooperative Economics

Kwanzaa Day 4: ‘Ujamaa’ Cooperative Economics

Today [Dec. 29] is the 4th day of Kwanzaa and the principle of the day is ‘Ujamaa’ in the Swahili language, which represents ‘Cooperative Economics’.

Kwanzaa Day 3: ‘Ujima’ Collective Work & Responsibility

Kwanzaa Day 3: ‘Ujima’ Collective Work & Responsibility

Today [Dec. 28] is the 3rd day of Kwanzaa and the principle of the day is ‘Ujima’ in the Swahili language, which represents ‘Collective Work & Responsibility’.

Kwanzaa Day 2: ‘Kujichagulia’ which means ‘Self Determination’

Kwanzaa Day 2: ‘Kujichagulia’ which means ‘Self Determination’

Today [Dec. 27] is the 2nd day of Kwanzaa and the principle of the day is ‘Kujichagulia’ in the Swahili language, which means ‘Self Determination’.

Kwanzaa Day 1: ‘Umoja’ which means ‘Unity’ of global Africans

Kwanzaa Day 1: ‘Umoja’ which means ‘Unity’ of global Africans

Today [Dec. 26] is the 1st day of Kwanzaa and the principle of the day is ‘Umoja’, which means ‘Unity’. Kwanzaa is a week-long holiday for the sole purpose of honoring and celebrating Afrikan culture and traditions with family, friends and community. It is celebrated from December 26 to January 1st every year.

Kwanzaa Day 6: Kuumba means Creativity (Swahili Language)

Kwanzaa Day 6: Kuumba means Creativity (Swahili Language)

Kwanzaa Day 6: Today’s principle in Swahili is ‘Kuumba’ which means ‘Creativity’, and encourages us to do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.

Kwanzaa Day 5: Today’s Principle is Nia (Purpose)

Kwanzaa Day 5: Today’s Principle is Nia (Purpose)

Today is the 5th Day of Kwanzaa, and today’s principle in Swahili is ‘Nia’ (Purpose); which is to make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.