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The Pan African Holiday Kwanzaa-It's Meaning and Relevance

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Baba Wesley Gray

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The Pan African Holiday Kwanzaa - Its Meaning and Relevance Towards Building an African Renaissance

Please join us as we interview Brother Mwalimu Wesley Kabaila. He is a long time community activist, social critic/lecturer sustainable developer and Green consultant. His roots are in the Black Student Movements of the 60's and the Black Cultural Nationalist Movement. His credentials include, founding co-member of Kwanzaa, Former Vice Chair;US organization (which founded Kwanzaa ), and founder and Chair of the Congress of African People.

Mr. Kabaila is a dynamic speaker and a passionate advocate of what he defines as the New African Personality (Man and Woman). He subscribes to a redefinition of the African man and woman who are knowledgeable, intelligent, bold, audacious, strong, progressive, and spiritual. He brings an innovative view and perspective of how People of African descent must re-introduce themselves to history and humanity as a free, proud and productive people and make a positive contribution to the forward flow of societal growth and development. Further, he adheres to the position that African Americans and other Diasporans must pursue the creation, re-creation and circulation of cultural imperatives which re-enforces their identity, purpose and direction and enhances their ability to attain political and economic self-reliance in a world which remains indifferent to their ability and/or capacity to create human progress. Mwalimu Kabaila, as the Founder/Chair of the National African American Congress, prescribes a path and map by which Africans engage in a process of attaining Self Determination, Self Respect, Self Defense and Self