Clark Atlanta University’s Africana Studies Organization, World African Diaspora Union and The Shrine of the Black Madonna will celebrate KWANZAA on December 27 at 5 pm at the Shrine of the Black Madonna Church located in the West End area.
Features of the celebration include a keynote address by ASO president, minister, and PHD student Charlotte S Williams, and the celebration of kujichagulia or self determination.
Kwanzaa celebrates Black African cultural reclamation by embracing self help principles called Nguzo Saba. Features also include a candle lighting ceremony, story telling by Akbar Imhotep African dance, Jazz artist great Jimmy Hubbard, and spoken words artists
Vendors including food, ethnic books, arts and crafts will be the potpourri of sights and sounds available for public consumption. Admission is free. Kwanzaa is a seven day, seven principled . Black cultural holiday celebrated from Dec. 26 through Jan. 1.
For more information contact Terry Emeka Thomas at (404) 512-7359. The shrine will host December 26,27,28,29 for Kwanzaa.