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).