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L.A. NOWThe weeklong Kwanzaa holiday begins Wednesday and crowds are expected to gather in South Los Angeles to kick off the celebration. The 36th annual KwanZaa Gwaride Parade and Festival is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Adams and......
L.A. NOWCrowds are expected to gather Wednesday in South Los Angeles to kick off the weeklong Kwanzaa holiday. The 36th annual Kwanzaa Gwaride Parade and Festival is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. at Adams and Crenshaw boulevards. It will wind......
Reports of a so-called war against Christmas may be wildly exaggerated, but at least one Wisconsin lawmaker really is waging a war against Kwanzaa. In a war by news release, Wisconsin Republican state Sen. Glenn Grothman of West Bend fired this recent...
Tags: George W. Bush, Arts and Culture, Kwanzaa, Holidays, Punishment
The Baltimore SunHappy Boxing Day! If you haven't tipped your coachman, be sure to pull a few shillings from behind your ascot, then send him off to spend the day with his brood. With most people still out of the office, online trends are leaning toward what movie to...
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With rapt attention, 4-year-old Alexis Gamble fixed her eyes on three teenage girls, bare-footed in vibrant-colored dresses, as they danced to traditional African beats on Saturday, the fourth day of Kwanzaa. The Gamble family, of Owings Mills, lights...
The Kwanzaa Ujima Collective: Dr. Maulana Karenga, the creator of Kwanzaa, Executive Director, African American Cultural Center; Rev. Meri Ka Ra, Senior Pastor, KRST Unity Center of African Spiritual Science; IChoose Life; Zambezi Bazaar; Brotherhood...
Candles have been used for more than 5,000 years. Although the ancient Egyptians may have been among the first to use them as torches, the Romans are credited with developing the wicked candle. In the ancient world, candles were the major source of...
Hagerstown YMCA plans Black History Month program The Hagerstown YMCA Black Achievers will host a community Black History Month program Sunday, Feb. 19, at 3 p.m. at Bridge of Life Church, 14 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown. For more information, call...
L.A. NOWHundreds gather in L.A. for start of Kwanzaa festival...
Q. According to a survey conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute in partnership with the Religion News Service, Americans are split almost 50-50 what to say this holiday season — "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Holidays." Some Christian...
Tags: Judaism, Lion (animal), Christmas, Human Interest, Kwanzaa
Today the United States Postal Service adds Ruben Salazar to its honor role of American journalists by issuing a first-class Salazar postage stamp. But the former Times columnist had left his mark long before his death during the 1970 Chicano Moratorium...
Kwanzaa began Friday night with a celebration at the Julian Coleman Center. Folks were treated to traditional music, food, arts, and crafts in keeping with the spirit of the week-long festival. Kwanzaa consists of seven days of celebration and the...
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