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Hudson Valley celebrates African culture as Kwanzaa kicks off around the world

Thursday marked the start of Kwanzaa around the globe.

News 12 Staff

Dec 26, 2019, 4:50 PM

Updated 1,638 days ago

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Hudson Valley celebrates African culture as Kwanzaa kicks off around the world
Thursday marked the start of Kwanzaa around the globe.
The seven-day celebration was created in 1966 to celebrate African heritage.
Seven candles are lit each night of the weeklong holiday.
The candles represent the principles of Kwanzaa: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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