Hot 107-3 Jamz Celebrates The 51st Annual Kwanzaa Celebration! Purpose Five: NIA
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Today (December 30) is the fifth day of the 51st annual celebration of Kwanzaa. From the official Kwanzaa website, this seven-day celebration was created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga, a professor of African Studies. During the holiday families, along with their communities’ plan activities around the Nguzo Saba (The Seven Principals)
- Umoja – Unity
- Kujichagulia – Self Determination
- Ujima – Collective Work and Responsibility
- Ujamaa – Cooperative Economics
- Nia – Purpose
- Kuumba – Creativity
- Imani – Faith
Here is the fifth principle of Kwanzaa: NIA (PURPOSE)
Today we light the green candle for NIA for “purpose” this symbolizes a commitment to the collective vocation of building, developing and defending our national community, it’s culture and history in order to regain our historical initiative and greatness as a people. Let us to encourage one another to look within to not only set personal goals, but also choose goals that benefit our communities.
Practice NIA every day!