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26Dec/150

Kwanzaa: Understanding the History and Context of a Community Celebration

On this first day of our 2015 Kwanzaa observation and celebration, we once again share the following interview and discussion with Dr. Greg Carr, Chair of the Department of African American Studies at Howard University in Washington, DC.  This discussion took place for the Sankofa Community Affairs show, hosted by Brother Salim Adofo, with the National Black United Front (NBUF).

In this discussion, Dr. Carr highlights both the African historical context that produced Kwanzaa, as well as the cultural significance of this holiday and celebration within the larger African (-American) community.

Approximately 30 min., Sankofa Community Affairs with @SalimAdofo - Kwanzaa Episode with @AfricanaCarr

26Dec/140

Kwanzaa, An Overview and Discussion with Dr. Greg Carr

As today marks the first day of the annual celebration of Kwanzaa, It's especially appropriate to share the following interview and discussion with Dr. Greg Carr, Chair of Africana Studies at Howard University in Washington, DC.  He appeared on Sankofa Community Affairs show, hosted by Salim Adofo.

In this discussion, Dr. Carr highlights both the African historical context that produced Kwanzaa, as well as the cultural significance of this holiday and celebration within the larger African (-American) community.

Approximately 30 min., Sankofa Community Affairs with @SalimAdofo - Kwanzaa Episode with @AfricanaCarr