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Kwanzaa Celebrations in Milwaukee

The Wisconsin African American Women's Center hosted a community dance and drum for the second night of Kwanzaa Tuesday.

The focus was all about self determination, one of the 7 principles followed during the holiday devoted to African American culture and history.

The night's festivities also included food and vendors.

Kwanzaa continues through New Year's Day.

This event is the culmination of the week long celebration of Kwanzaa. Other events that will take place and their sponsors are as follows:

December 26th UMOJA
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Keynote Speaker- Anton House
Location: Wisconsin Black Historical Society & Museum

December 27th KUJICHAGULIA
Time: 6:00
Sponsor: Ina Onilu
Community Dance & Drum
Location: Wisconsin African American Women's Center

Time: 12:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Cultural Cinema
Location: Body and Soul Healing Center

December 28th UJIMA
Time: 4 p.m.-8 p.m.
Family Game Night & Potluck
Location: Body and Soul Healing Center

December 29th UJAMAA
Time: 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Rain Truth & Ajamu Butler
Location: Wisconsin African American Women's Center

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Black-eye Pea Cook-off!
Location: Body and Soul Healing Center

December 30th NIA
Time: 6:00 p.m
Location: Wisconsin Black Historical Society & Museum

December 31st KUUMBA
Time: TBD
Sponsor: O.N.F.Y.A.H.
Recital & Children’s Workshop
Location: Wisconsin African American Women's Center

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