Dec 27, 2016
A Citizenship Quiz for
Today's podcast matches the seven principles of Kwanzaa with seven USCIS civics questions.
Are any of the Kwanzaa principles similar to your community's values?
What is Kwanzaa?
Kwanzaa is a week long celebration (Dec 25 to Jan 1) held in the United States to honor universal African heritage and culture.
Kwanzaa is a celebration that came out of the black nationalist movement of the 1960s. It was created as a way to help African Americans reconnect with their African cultural and historical heritage.
Every night, people light a candle on a kinara (candle holder) which represent the follwing principles:
Unity, Self-determination, Collective Work and Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity, and Faith.