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Nia (Purpose)

To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.

Nia principle instructs each family member to see him or herself as linked to the larger project of nation building. “An individual has not started to live until he or she can rise above the narrow confines of his or her individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of humanity”, Martin Luther King, J instructs.

More about Kwanzaa

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1st Principle Umoja

2nd Principle Kujichagulia

3rd Principle Ujima

4th Principle Ujamaa

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