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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama extended Kwanzaa greetings on Friday, the first day of the weeklong celebration.
"Today begins a celebration highlighting the rich African American heritage and culture through the seven principles of Kwanzaa—unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith,During this season, families come together to reflect on blessings of the past year and look forward to the promises in the year ahead,"As we remain committed to building a country that provides opportunity for all, this time of year reminds us that there is much to be thankful for,"
Tonight Priestess NuRahdina joins your host, Viyahta and co-host Moma AZee, to share her knowledge of Kwanzaa and give us the important spiritual significance. This week will be the First Annual Community Kwanzee Celebration in Lake Worth, Florida at the MLK Cultural Plaza and Annex building. Kwanzaa is a holiday that links us with the African world culture; taking the best thoughts and practices to form the Seven Principles/days of Kwanzaa. The first day is Umoja (Unity) which will be celebrated this Saturday, 12/26/2015. Come one, come all, sing, dance and celebrate US!
The event is sponsored by The Pioneers of Jewell Visonary & Preservation Society and Friends. www.officialkwanzaawebsite.org.
For more info on The Pioneers of Jewel, Contact Priestess NuRahdina at firstname.lastname@example.org or 561-345-5291
On this podcast Priestess NuRahDina returns to help us keep the energy of Kwanzaa moving and alive. Day One was an awesome gathering of diverse people sharing and growing in Umoja- UNITY. DAY 2 introduces us to Kujichaguli-Self Determination. Each day can be an awakening to your TRUE SELF. Priestess NuRahDina is a teacher of spiritual wisdom as well as yoga and nutrition. Her journey has brought her to an ongoing youthful energy that is in motion to develop the purpose of all those who come into contact with her. Don't miss this exciting continuation of a new and fresh way to evolve in your journey.
I know I am gonna sound like the grinch who told yall the truth about Kwanzaa, but somebody gotta do it.
I see many of our people celebrating Kwanzaa and it bought up many questions. For instance, do you really understand who created this holiday for black amerikkkans and why? Yes, I understand the seven principles of Kwanzaa are important to follow HOWEVER don't we already have principles we are supposed to follow and celebrate? Did we forget about the 42 Ma’at Laws/Principles ?
That being said, I would LOVE to hear your opinion on the topic of Kwanzaa and if you chose to celebrate it and why.
Tune into The Dymonds Empire Show Wednesday at 7 pm PST/ 10 pm EST.
Call in to voice your opinon @ 347-989-0100
As the season of Kwanzaa comes to an end, tonight's "MESSAGE AND THE MUSIC" show is dedicated to the message of Unity, Cooperation and Group Economics through Faith, Creativity, Self-Determination and Purpose.
The seven principles of Kwanzaa are:
Umoja (oo-MO-jah): Unity stresses the importance of togetherness for the family and the community, which is reflected in the African saying, "I am We," or "I am because We are."
Kujichagulia (koo-gee-cha-goo-LEE-yah): Self-Determination requires that we define our common interests and make decisions that are in the best interest of our family and community.
Ujima (oo-GEE-mah) Collective Work and Responsibility reminds us of our obligation to the past, present and future, and that we have a role to play in the community, society, and world.
Ujamaa (oo-JAH-mah) Cooperative economics emphasizes our collective economic strength and encourages us to meet common needs through mutual
Nia (NEE-yah) Purpose encourages us to look within ourselves and to set personal goals that are beneficial to the Kuumba (koo-OOM-bah) Creativity makes use of our creative energies to build and maintain a strong and vibrant community.
Imani (ee-MAH-nee) Faith focuses on honoring the best of our traditions, draws upon the best in ourselves, and helps us strive for a higher level of life for humankind, by affirming our self-worth and confidence in our ability to succeed and triumph.
Tonight we clebrate the Spirit of KWANZAA and the principle of NIA-PURPOSE!! Every day of Kwanzaa we focus on one of the seven principles which is intended to assist our ascension and transformation. The Kwanzaa Holiday was started by an African-American man however the principles should be followed by people of all races. This edition of THE RAINBOW COALITION OF ROCK MEDICINE WOMEN brings together women and men of consciousness. Join your host VIYAHTA and co-host MOMA AZEE ad the welcome their special guest, PRIESTESS NURAHDINA.
Host Steve Conley and co-hosts Frederick Penny and Gerald Liddell talk about current events, politics and group economics combined with songs with a socially conscious message.
Tonight "MESSAGE AND THE MUSIC" show is dedicated to the soulful and classic sounds of Christmas and Kwanzaa.
Where did it come from? Is it a biblical celebration or is it pagan? What is the real origin of Santa Claus, misteletoe, Christmas trees, holly, and the custom of exchanging gifts? Also we will talk about the African American celebration of Kwanzaa. Call in at 914-803-4571 and we can obtain some knowledge.
It's the new year and the Kwanzaa holiday is over, but should this mark the end of our implementing the principles until the next Kwanzaa holiday or should we implement these principles in our every day lives. Join some of the greatest minds in the New Afrikan community as we talk about this issue.
11.28.15 call in #347-989-8767
Join Blackistand Radio Saturday 11.28.15 as we go into the purpose of the National Blackout (11.27-1.1.15) & why we need to hold back our dollars.
Also we will Build on why we must learn the dicipline of spending with self.
"True-Father Born U Allah" will also present some information on the principles of Kwanzaa.
Chatroom will be open and as always you can call in @ 347-989-8767 with any questions, comments or to promote.
30th ANNUAL OUR COMMON GROUND KWANZAA TEACH-IN
Come celebrate the first day of Kwanzaa with serious study of the N’Guzo Saba with us.
As an African American and Pan-African holiday celebrated by millions throughout the world African community, Kwanzaa brings a cultural message which speaks to the best of what it means to be African and human in the fullest sense. The symbolic nature of the holiday has a profound significance for African Americans and indeed, the world African community. it is imperative that an authoritative source and site be made available to give an accurate and expansive account of its origins, concepts, values, symbols and practice.
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