1:00 p.m. The African Market Opens, filled with delicious foods plus books, unique handcrafted and imported items, art, home décor, natural body care, clothing and jewelry opens and will remain open throughout the event.
2:00 p.m. Drum Call & Processional, Kwanzaa Candle Lighting Ceremony, Affirmation of the Nguzo Saba, the Seven Principles, the Pouring of Ancestral [...]
Created by Dr. Maulana Karenga
The Kwanzaa holiday is observed from 26 December through 1 January, and its origins are in the first harvest celebrations of Africa from which it takes its name. The name Kwanzaa is derived from the phrase “matunda ya kwanza” which means “first fruits” in Swahili, a Pan-African language which is the [...]
I just got a job offer 2 days ago. The employer sent me an email telling me I would receive a formal offer letter on the same day. It’s been 2 days and I have not received an offer letter . Should I be concerned?
I wrote to the employer expressing my interest in starting [...]
Elegba, from the Yoruba cosmology of West Africa, is an Orisa or intercessor who opens the roads, bringing clarity out of confusion. The Elegba Folklore Society is a year-round, lively celebration of African and African American culture. Enjoy art and imports in our cultural center. Sway with our performance company in the warmth and feel [...]
By Camisha L. Jones
Want to spice up your holiday vacation? Bored with the standard winter break activities? Whether you desire a romantic getaway, an escape with friends or a family retreat, Virginia has many destinations that offer fun and relaxation.
Mountain resorts aren’t just for snow and ski enthusiasts.
A visit to Wintergreen, Massanutten, or the Homestead [...]