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Kwanzaa events in Macon continue Sunday

Kwanzaa, the non-religious holiday first observed in 1966, celebrates African-American cultures and traditions.

For seven days, Kwanzaa calls on observers to focus on seven principles: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith.

The following is a schedule of Kwanzaa observances in Macon:

Unity Day: 7 p.m., Thursday, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Admission is free and features youth talent.

Youth Night Kujichagulia: 7 p.m., Friday, Douglass Theatre. Admission is free. The event will feature a ceremony led by youth, open mic, diverse family positive performances by a variety of local youth focusing on the self-determination principles

Ujamaa Money Circle: Sunday, time and location TBA.

Night of Purpose: 6:30 p.m., Monday at Ruth Hartley Mosley Women's Center, 626 Spring St. Admission is free. The event will feature an exhibit, discussion, and focus on the history and legacy of the African Diaspora

Kwanzaa Kuumba Feast: 4 p.m., Tuesday at Stone Academy/Booker T. Washington Center, 391 Monroe St. Admission is free and will include healthy pot luck dishes, spoken word, songs, games and more.

Call 478-718-8067 for details.


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