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

December 26, 2015 by


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 […]

Did Our Ancestors Tell Us to Celebrate Kwanzaa??

December 28, 2014 by


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 […]

Remembering OUR STORY: This Bright Star — KWANZAA — that WE Put In The Sky!

December 26, 2013 by


December 26, 1966 – First Kwanzaa Season launched in Los Angeles (Visions & Victories note: A member of the US Organization back in the day shared with us, that Kwanzaa came into being in the wake of a youngster, a “tweener”, a child of one of the members, raising the question: “When are we going […]

Sacred African Symbols — From Kemet to Kwanzaa and Beyond!!!

December 22, 2013 by


Sacred African Symbols — From Kemet to Kwanzaa and Beyond!!! by Bro. Mxolisi T. / Ozo-Sowande, Senior Minister Emeritus, Wo’se Community House of Amen Ra: The Sacred African Way; Oakland, CA Our worthy Ancestors of Ancient Kemet, recognized as being the most profound and prolific spiritual giants of the ancient world, were the preeminent pioneers […]

Getting Ready for Kwanzaa 2013: Our MKEKA — meaningful foundation for African Liberation!

December 18, 2013 by


Getting Ready for Kwanzaa 2013: Our MKEKA — A meaningful foundation for African Liberation! by Bro. Mxolisi T. Sowell /Ozo-Sowande In the case of Black people (conscious Africans of all sorts and mixtures) throughout the World African Community, the Liberation we seek is the elimination of any and all oppressive barriers or suppressive influences upon […]

Racial Pride: We MUST Teach Our Children!!!

January 6, 2013 by


Black Teens With Racial Pride Do Better in School Jan. 1, 2013 From AFRICANGLOBE – African American teenagers perform better academically when their parents instill in them a sense of racial pride. Overall, the study found racial pride to be the most powerful factor in protecting children from the sting of discriminatory behavior. It directly […]

Kwanzaa Yenu Iwe Na Heri!: Let the music keep the spirit alive!

January 3, 2013 by


We know the power of music! Here is music to help keep the Kwanzaa/Nguzo Saba spirit powerfully present in your life. “Kwanzaa Yenu Iwe na Heri: Music for the People of Vision, Faith & Love” By Mxolisi & The Sankofa Singers 14 great songs… for the season of Kwanzaa and all the seasons of our […]