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Sister Makinya Sibeko Kouate, Mother of Kwanzaa: Transitioned to the Realm of Sacred Ancestors, Feb. 4, 2017 (6257 AFK)

February 7, 2017 by

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Sister Makinya Sibeko Kouate, Mother of Kwanzaa   Transitioned to the Realm of Sacred Ancestors, Feb. 4, 2017 (6257 AFK) Compiled by Bro. Mxolisi Ozo-Sowande   (The invaluable work and inspiration of Sister Makinya Sibeko Kouate [July 1, 1926 to February 4, 2017] in giving life and power to our Kwanzaa/Nguzo Saba tradition – nationally […]

Kwanzaa / Nguzo Saba: Foundations for Our Traditional & Potential Greatness!!

January 26, 2017 by

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Kwanzaa / Nguzo Saba: Foundations for Our Traditional & Potential Greatness!! (A 24/7/365 Transformational Revolution!) By Min. Mxolisi Ozo-Sowande   (The Kwanzaa/Nguzo Saba celebration came into being, reportedly, after a young girl whose family was associated with the Los Angeles-based Us organization raised the question: When are we going to have a holiday that’s about […]

Habari Gani? — (First Day of Kwanzaa Week)

December 26, 2016 by

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Habari gani? (What’s the news; what’s happening?) On the first day of Kwanzaa the answer for that question is UMOJA! Umoja (uu-moh’-jah) / Unity: to strive and maintain unity in the family, community, nation and race. (To strive for a principled, harmonious togetherness in the family, community, nation and World African Community.) This principle for living grows […]

HABARI GANI ? ? ? ? ? ? ? . . . KWANZAA/NGUZO SABA ! ! ! ! ! ! !

December 26, 2015 by

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HABARI GANI?  (What’s the news? What’s up?) On the first day of the Kwanzaa week the answer is  UMOJA! Umoja (uu-moh’-jah) / Unity: to strive and maintain unity in the family, community, nation and race. (To strive for a principled, harmonious togetherness in the family, community, nation and world African community.) * * * This […]

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised!!

December 31, 2014 by

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THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED!! THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED!!!                   YOU GOTTA UNCHAIN YOUR OWN BRAIN! STEP ONE FOR THE TOTAL UNCHAINING OF YOUR LIFE!! WITH NO COMMERCIAL INTERRUPTIONS!!! Kwanzaa yenu iwe na heri!!! Furaha kwa mwaka mpya (Joy for the new year)! * * […]

Did Our Ancestors Tell Us to Celebrate Kwanzaa??

December 28, 2014 by

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The question was raised recently: When did our ancestors tell us to celebrate Kwanzaa? I’d like to see it. My answer to that question was/is as follows. They told us, and continue to tell us — implicitly, if not explicitly — through the following: with the utilization of woven reed mats as foundation for sacred symbols […]

The 21 Day Kwanzaa/Nguzo Saba Meditation Connection

December 7, 2014 by

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The 21 Day Kwanzaa/Nguzo Saba Meditation Connection By Mxolisi T. / Ozo-Sowande Modern science tells us that whatever your mind dwells on becomes a physical part of your being, something called neuropeptides, having the potential of affecting your behaviors. The greater the quality of the dwelling of your mind on a subject, the greater is […]