Celebrate Kwanzaa With African Burial Ground This December

Celebrate Kwanzaa With African Burial Ground This December
Join African Burial Ground National Monument as they celebrate Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is a week-long African-American celebration observed from Dec. 26 through Jan. 1, which focuses on the traditional African values of family, community responsibility, commerce and self-improvement.

The African Burial Ground National Monument invites you and your family to visit and take part in the activities.

Beginning Dec. 26 through Dec. 28, come take part in family-friendly activities at African Burial Ground National Monument.

Tues. Dec. 26 | Umoja | Unity 11:00 am: Opening remarks & Kinara Lighting by Dr. Greg Carr
11:30 am: Headwrap Lecture and Workshop by Cheney McKnight
12:15 pm: The Black Nutcracker performed by Uptown Dance Academy
2:00 pm: African Doll Making Workshop with Vickie Freemont
2:00 pm: Dance and Drum Performance by Ifetayo
3:00 pm: Universal Dance and Drum Ensemble Performance
Weds. Dec. 27 | Kujichagulia | Self-Determination
11:00 am: 18th Century African American Adornment Workshop with Cheyney McKnight
12:00 pm: Screening of A Rugrats Kwanzaa
12:30 pm: Dance and Drum Performance by Fusha Dance Company
1:30 pm: Screening of A Rugrats Kwanzaa
2:00 pm: Kotchegna Dance Company Performance
2:00 pm: Poetry Workshop with David Mills
Thur. Dec. 28 | Ujima | Collective Work and Responsibility
10:00 am: In Their Steps: African Americans in 18th Century New York by Cheney McKnight
11:00 am: Performance and Drum workshop by Cumbe Dance 12:00 pm: Dance and Drum Performance by Ifetayo
1:00 pm: Beading Workshop with Zola Dube Dance and Drum Performance by Siren of the Rainforest
3:00 pm: Hair Story by Fruggie
3:00 pm: Spoken Word Performances by • Be the Poet • Verbal Artisan
4:00pm: Musical Performance by Ernest Johnson & Entourage



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