Happy Kawanzaa from Bad Racket Recording Studios in Cleveland
As you know today is Tuesday, December 26 2014 which is Kawanzaa!
What Is Kwanzaa?
Kawanzaa is an African-American celebration invented by Dr Maulana Krenga. He first started it in 1966 as a harvest ritual, and as a way to combat the commercialization of Christmas. Kawanzaa has 7 core principles, (Nguza Saba) which include Unity or Umoja , Self Determination or Kujichagulia , Collective work and Responsibility or Ujima , Cooperative Economics or Ujamaa, Purpose or Nia , Creativity or Kuumba, and Faith or Imani.
When did Kwanzaa start?
1966. Radical Professor Ron Karenga aka Dr Manana Karenga, black panther and social justice warrior devised a modernization of the matunda ya kwanza of the Swahili, or “first fruit celebration” which Kwanza has ties to feminism and black nationalism.
Happy Kawanzaa from Bad Racket Recording Studio!