uscitizenpod: Two Citizenship Questions for a Joyous 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 Kwanzaa's principles:
Unity, Self-determination, Collective Work and Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity, and Faith. Source: https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kwanzaa
For the full quiz, see Citizenship Quiz for Kwanzaa
- uscitizenpod: US Citizenship Resources for African-American History Month and Citizenship, Immigration, and Government Resources in African Languages https://goo.gl/ZYarom
- ESL Library: Kwanzaa
- VOANews: African Americans Celebrate Kwanzaa
- American English at State: KwanzaaHere's one final graphic about holidays celebrated in the U.S. during December. Find a little more information about this holiday and others here: https://share.america.gov/american-celebrations-of-winter-holidays/