Post 107 celebrates Kwanzaa – Salisbury Post

Traditional Kwanzaa symbols. Submitted photo.

J. C. Price Post 107 and its auxiliary hosted a celebration of Kwanzaa and Holiday lights on Dec. 29, 2018 at the Post home. Excitement flowed through the auditorium as children and their parents gathered for the festive occasion.
Kwanzaa is a unique American holiday that pays tribute to the rich cultural roots of Americans of African ancestry. Kwanzaa means “the first” or “the first fruits of the harvest” in the East African language of Kiswahili.
Traditionally, Kwanzaa is observed Dec. 26-Jan. 1. The seven day celebration is profound and meaningful. The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa serve as guides for daily living. The Principle for Day One is Omoja (Unity), Day Two, Kujichagulis ( Self-determination), Day Three, Ujima…

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