Traditionally, Kwanzaa brings family, friends, and the community together for a winter celebration. But Kwanzaa can be a part of your life year-round. The 20 million people of African descent who celebrate this holiday steeped in cultural richness observe the holiday for its seven principles�principles that inspire the individual and promote community. Whether you�re a first-time celebrant or a seasoned veteran, Kwanzaa: From Holiday to Every Day is a must-have reference for making Kwanzaa special for you and your loved ones. With this book, you�ll learn:
� Planning for daily observance and festive gatherings
� The seven principles at the heart of Kwanzaa
� How to involve everyone in your Karamu (feast)
� Recipes for traditional dishes you can make at home
� Zawadi (gifts) that reflect your values
� Popular Kwanzaa songs and even one Kwanzaa rap
� Where to find the best Kwanzaa accessories
� And more!
Let this holiday guide show you how to turn your Kwanzaa observance into a way of life to enrich your family, friends, and community.
"Of the several books on Kwanzaa, few are invested with such utility as Maitefa Angaza's thorough-going discussion and analysis . . . a meaningful, wonderful guide." �Herb Boyd, author of We Shall Overcome: The History of the Civil Rights Movement As It Happened