Ujima: A Celebration Of Kwanzaa

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    By Special to the Daily World
    The Fulton County Arts & Culture’s West End Performing Arts Center in partnership with the Shrine of the Black Madonna and Hammonds House Museum will host a Kwanzaa educational workshop, Wednesday, Dec. 28, from 7 -10 p.m. at the Shrine of the Black Madonna.

    Kwanzaa is an African-American Pan African holiday celebrating family, community and culture.

    Celebrated from Dec. 26 through Jan. 1, each day represents a different aspect of family, community and culture. This free workshop will offer information about the history of Kwanzaa as well as interactive, hands-on activities for the entire family.

    The Shrine is located at 946 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. For more information visit http://www.fultonarts.org or call 404-612-5780.

    Also, the APEX Museum will join with families worldwide to celebrate Kwanzaa. This event is for the entire family to enjoy and be enlightened.

    The history of Kwanzaa along with the Libation and candle lightening ceremony will be hosted by Kenneth Zakee.

    Come and enjoy the festivities and experience the creativity (Kuumba) of our people. There will be dancing, drumming and vendors to showcase their creativity and superb talent.

    Join  the APEX on Dec. 31, as the Kwanzaa ceremony is celebrated from 6 – 8 p.m. at 135 Auburn Ave., N.E., Atlanta.

    Call 404-521-APEX (2739) for further information.

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