Monday, December 26, 2016

A Citizenship Quiz for Kwanzaa

A Citizenship Quiz for Kwanzaa
mp3: https://goo.gl/IqLgwj
pdf: https://goo.gl/byK0vR

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 following principles:


Unity, Self-determination, Collective Work and Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity, and Faith


Source: https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kwanzaa

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