A deeper look at Kwanzaa may be the answer to finding meaning amid the holiday hustle.

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Kwanzaa is not just any “Black holiday.” It is a recognition that knowledge of Black history is worthwhile.

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Renowned Black artist Synthia Saint James—who created the U.S. Postal Service’s first Kwanzaa stamp—has released an art book.

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When a group called College Republicans sent out a "Happy Kwanzaa" tweet, Marjorie Taylor Greene responded: "Stop. It’s a fake religion created by a psychopath. You aren’t bringing in new voters, you are turning them away. People are tired of pandering and BS."


Dr. Maulana Karenga is probably best known as the man who created Kwanzaa, the week-long, year-end African American holiday tradition that is celebrated by millions of people around the world.


The seven-day holiday tradition begins the day after Christmas.


Let our list of gifts that black folks would appreciate help you this holiday season.

It seems like Donald Trump is being forced to do some presidential duties and people are giving him the serious side-eye. Yesterday, 45 released a brief statement on Kwanzaa. Immediately, Twitter noticed how the handful of words did not appear to be in his voice. One Twitter user wrote, “a bad lip sync. The Milli […]

The White House issued the following statement from the Obamas on Friday: “Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to those celebrating Kwanzaa this holiday season.  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.  […]


President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama issued a statement to Black families around the nation celebrating Kwanzaa this year. Michelle and I extend our best wishes to all those celebrating Kwanzaa this holiday season. Today marks the beginning of the week-long celebration of African American culture through family activities and community festivities that […]