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B.S.U. hosts annual Kwanzaa banquet

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Students join in a dance at last year’s Kwanzaa banquet. Photo by Patricia Gortman.

Bria Hilliard

Asst. Features Editor

Kwanzaa is a weeklong celebration of family, community and culture, celebrated in the African American community in celebration of African heritage.

During this week-long celebration, each day is named after the seven principles of Kwanzaa that is also known as Nguzu Saba, the seven principles of African Heritage. The principles are: Umoja (Unity), Kujichagulia (Self-determination), Ujima (Collective work and responsibility), Ujamaa (Cooperative economics), Nia (Purpose), Kuumba (Creativity), and Imani (Faith).

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