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Kwanzaa – Day 5 – Nia (Purpose)
December 30, 2020
Kwanzaa is a week-long annual celebration held in the United States and other nations of the African diaspora to honor African heritage. It is observed from December 26 to January 1.
Day 1 (December 26th): Umoja (Unity)
Day 2 (December 27th): Kujichagulia (Self-Determination)
Day 3 (December 28th): Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility)
Day 4 (December 29th): Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics)
Day 5 (December 30th): Nia (Purpose)
Day 6 (December 31st): Kuumba (Creativity)
Day 7 (January 1st): Imani (Faith)
Kwanzaa was created by Maulana Karenga and was first celebrated in 1966.
Day 5 – Nia (Purpose) – To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.