Kwanzaa celebrations kick off across the Hudson Valley

Kwanzaa celebrations got under way in the Hudson Valley and worldwide yesterday. The weeklong holiday honoring universal African-American heritage and culture, is observed from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1 each

News 12 Staff

Dec 27, 2011, 2:47 PM

Updated 4,526 days ago

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Kwanzaa celebrations kick off across the Hudson Valley
Kwanzaa celebrations got under way in the Hudson Valley and worldwide yesterday.
The weeklong holiday honoring universal African-American heritage and culture, is observed from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1 each year.
Kwanzaa focuses on seven principles, including unity, purpose and faith. African foods such as millet, spiced pepper balls and rice are often served. A candle is lit each night representing the seven principles of Kwanzaa.


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