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Kujichagulia (Self-Determination)
To define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves.

Kujichagulia principle says African Americans, like all people, need shared cultural values, symbols, rituals, and practices in order to give their families and children meaning and value, and identity and community.

What will you do today to promote the principle of Self-Determination?  Share your thoughts with us.

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1st Principle Umoja click here for more.

For more on how to celebrate Kwanzaa or info on founder Dr. Maulana Karenga click here.