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Kwanzaa [PDF / EPUB] Kwanzaa Since 1966 Kwanzaa has been celebrated as a black holiday tradition an annual recognition of cultural pride in the African American community But how did this holiday originate and what is its broader Since Kwanzaa has been celebrated as a black holiday tradition an annual recognition of cultural pride in the African American community But how did this holiday originate and what is its broader cultural significanceKwanzaa Black Power and the Making of the African American Holiday Tradition explores the political beginning and later expansion of Kwanzaa from its start as a Black Power holiday to its current place as one of the most mainstream of the black holiday traditions For those wanting to learn about this alternative observance practiced by countless African Americans and how Kwanzaa fits into the larger black holiday tradition Keith A Mayes gives an accessible and definitive account of the movements and individuals that pushed to make this annual celebration a reality and shows how African Americans brought the black freedom struggle to the American calendarClear and thoughtful Kwanzaa is the perfect introduction to what is now the uintessential African American holiday.

  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • Kwanzaa
  • Keith A. Mayes
  • English
  • 02 August 2014
  • 9780415998550

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