Always pleased to see comparisons to other countries and cultures. Today's Kwanzaa principle is Noa, which is PURPOSE! First of all, as far as holidays go, Kwanzaa is quite new. Hello Shannon and welcome. (Click here for the Odu Ifa meditation), There is an official greeting during Kwanzaa week, which is how I got started writing this post in the first place. The 13-year-old publicly identified as transgender early this year, telling her NBA champion father Dwyane Wade, “I want you to call me Zaya and I’m ready to take on this.” ‘This’ was likely a reference to the leadership Zaya has exhibited by simply sharing her truth with the world, in the process being a representation of self-determination to all kinds of people—young and old, transgender and otherwise—who are still on the journey to doing the same. What other uniquely African-American holiday invites you to spend. Still, my favorite is the questions for tomorrow: Who am I? Thanks so much for stopping. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Imani! Celebrations include singing and dancing, storytelling, poetry reading, drumming, and feasting. Ujima, the principle recognizing collective work and responsibility, is celebrated on December 28. The black one in the center is lit on the first night, then on each of the following nights, an additional candle is lit, alternating sides. Kwanzaa (/ ˈkwɑːn.zə /) is an annual celebration of African-American culture that is held from December 26 to January 1, culminating in a communal feast called Karamu, usually held on the 6th day. It was a gleeful, wonderful moment. This video is unavailable. It was a fun challenge for me yesterday. Glad you could share it here. Janet Givens recently posted…Habari Gani: Happy Kwanzaa. It’s not really something that people talk about in the UK, so I didn’t know anything about it. First Day of #Kwanzaa. In doing so, they exemplified the principle of working towards our shared goals as a community. I realize I miss my old friend Ian Mathie, a Scot who lived throughout Africa for much of his life. ", followed by 115 people on Pinterest. Chanzo cha picha, Getty Images. I love the idea of talking about Unity on the first day. Habari # Mpya. Janet Givens recently posted…Habari Gani: Happy Kwanzaa, I’d never heard of this but am grateful to you for broadening my horizons. Very interesting article. I’m glad you stopped by. I didn’t know much about Kwanzaa since I’m from a small community without a lot of foreigners so Christmas is pretty much the only celebration here. Though her killers escaped justice for cutting the aspiring nurse’s life short, Breonna has gone on to symbolize the renewed movement for police accountability. Habari katika Picha. Join Mel and the Espresso Talk Today Team to celebrate the fifth day of Kwanzaa. Djore' NanceKwanzaa Celebration℗ 2007 Sue L. AdkinsReleased on: 2007-01-01Auto-generated by YouTube. How interesting and educational! Dec 29, 2016 - Explore Jullia Bennett's board "Habari Gani" on Pinterest. Today, the seventh day of Kwanzaa, and the first day of the New Year, we celebrate Imani (Faith), which we need now more than ever. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! A great share… Wishing you Happy Kwanzaa & Happy New Year! Every family member and guest will take a drink together as a sign of unity and remembrance. Kwanzaa is not a religious holiday; it’s a celebration Kwanzaa is open to everyone, of all faiths. It’s my favorite time of the year. Even in the midst of a pandemic that disproportionately impacted African Americans, Black people led demonstrations in cities including Louisville, Minneapolis, New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago to demand an end to racist police violence and other injustices that continue to rob us of their lives. Thanks for your comment. Schauen Sie sich Beispiele für habari ya asubuhi-Übersetzungen in Sätzen an, hören Sie … The fifth day of Kwanzaa is about celebrating Nia, the principle that centers purpose—knowing and working towards our personal goals and those of our community. Nun, Krankenschwester, was es Neues? . Today’s Kwanzaa principle is Kuumba: Creativity. Janet Givens recently posted…Habari Gani: Happy Kwanzaa. Hope you had a happy holiday, Janet. Kujichagulia, marked on December 27 during Kwanzaa, is the principle that deals with self-determination—our ability to define ourselves, name ourselves, and not be defined by others. But I’m pleased to know that Kwanzaa was introduced to them. For all the joyful connection and togetherness these online music venues gave us during the ongoing pandemic, Club Quarantine and Verzuz take the Umoja title this year. Jul 23, 2019 - Explore Olivia Elise's board "Habari Gani" on Pinterest. I’ll be adding graphics for all seven principles throughout the week as I create them. In honor of today, we want to highlight black artists on outer site! Kikombe Cha Umoja: The Unity Cup. Merril D. Smith recently posted…Magic is Coming, We had a very peaceful holiday, Merril. Place your candleholder (kinara in Swahili). The gift that i am giving today is the gift of knowledge. The veteran deejay told The Root in March that the cancellation of nightlife events caused by the pandemic, plus his well-honed knowledge of music’s ability to bring people together, prompted him to spin tunes while streaming himself live in order to “help lift spirits.” With sets that ran as long as nine hours, D-Nice made space for the definition of unity by gathering more than 100,000 viewers who came to jam out together—including people like Barack Obama, Quincy Jones, and Oprah. I loved what I discovered and I hope you will too. Habari Gani! Yesterday at 8:36 AM. 23 Disemba 2020. Thank you. Am I all that I can be? The pastor led a march to the polls during early voting in Alamance County, N.C. that police there decided to disrupt by pepper spraying into the crowd of men, women, and children who gathered for a moment of silence to recognize the life of George Floyd. Today, we focus on faith (Imani). Welchen wichtigen Aufschluß enthält das erste Buch Mose über Ehe, Abstammung und die Berechnung der Zeit? Imani means to believe with all our heart in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders, and the righteousness and victory of our struggle. Then came Black people and music. EPIC FINISHES OF 2017 KILIMANJARO MARATHON. (In the interest of full disclosure, Kwanzaa has survived its founder who spent a few years in prison in the early ’70s for assault.). I have wondered how and if this “African-American” holiday had spread to other lands. Nia means Purpose. Laurie Buchanan recently posted…Happy Holidays, You have long been IN THE KNOW, Laurie. He’d surely have something to say here. Kwanzaa is a Black holiday that takes place between December 26 and January 1 each year, during which Black people are encouraged to celebrate their community, culture, and kinship including by reflecting on the Seven Principles, or Nguzo Saba, that characterize some of our shared values as a people. I hadn’t until I moved to Philadelphia. Okay, then! It’s about “knowing who you are, truly, and being able to show other people who you are,” says Zaya. Its beginnings go back to 1966 and the riots in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Sasa, nesi, habari gani? Virusi vya corona: Je ni habari gani hizi zinazotoa matumaini kuhusu tiba ya corona? The three official colors — green, red, and black –are taken from the work of Marcus Garvey and symbolize the fertile land, the blood shed in their fight for justice, and the color of their skin. It is not meant as an alternative to Christmas. Kwanzaa closes out with the principle Imani, which translates to faith and is about belief in our people, families, and the righteousness and victory of our struggle. It’s good to see you again. And the Buddhist writings that appealed to me also held the same truths. And that’s exactly what the grassroots organizers in Georgia did, registering new voters by canvassing communities and engaging them on issues that impact their lives: economic equity, healthcare access, and police accountability. You’ve added much and I appreciate it. Have a blog you'd like to share? Janet Givens recently posted…Habari Gani: Happy Kwanzaa. Vintage Muziq - Habari GaniEverything Vintage - https://linktr.ee/vintagemusic The successful effort was indeed accomplished collectively by women, including Deborah Scott of Georgia Stand-Up, Felicia Davis of Clayton County Black Women’s Roundtable, Nse Ufot of The New Georgia Project, LaTosha Brown and Wanda Mosley of Black Voters Matter, Tamieka Atkins of ProGeorgia, Helen Butler of the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda, and of course Stacey Abrams, who turned her loss in Georgia’s 2018 gubernatorial elections—marked as it was by suspicions of voter suppression—into a renewed dedication to protect the vote of historically oppressed communities with her voter outreach organization, Fair Fight. The kinara represents our ancestry, and the original stalk from which we came. Schauen Sie sich Beispiele für habari za asubuhi-Übersetzungen in Sätzen an, hören Sie … Habari Gani! It is not meant as an alternative to Christmas. Just as the crops stand on the mkeka, the present day stands on the past. Somehow “Happy Kwanzaa” seemed inelegant. Kwanzaa is open to everyone, of all faiths. One ear, called a vibunzi, is placed on the mat for every child in the family. We also see the essence of Nia reflected in Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old EMT who was horrifically gunned down in her home in Louisville, Kentucky this March by police officers. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Drumwright countersued the police in Alamance County and has not backed down from the righteousness of protests, saying, “We will not let up until change comes down.”. On the seventh day of Kwanzaa, gifts are given to encourage growth, achievement, and success. which is Swahili for “What’s the news?” The proper response is to name the principle for that particular day of the Kwanzaa week (see the list above). Writer, speaker, finesser, and a fly dresser. Habari Gani! Uchaguzi wa Uganda 2021: Tawala za Kifalme zina nguvu gani katika siasa nchini. ️ Today is Nia, the 5th day of Kwanzaa! Breonna’s story languished without national attention for months until her family and others pushed for acknowledgement of her life and the impact that police violence has on Black women as well as Black men. ), “Truth has no boundaries.” Yes, indeed. Bring your mat. Habari gani to you too You taught me some things I didn’t know about Kwanzaa. But the reverend didn’t silently succumb to the attempt to dissuade him from his mission for social and racial justice. Tag your favorite artist, photographer, musician etc. (In the interest of full disclosure, Kwanzaa has survived its founder who spent a few years in prison in the early ’70s for assault, Following in this tradition, it is for us then a time to ask and answer soberly and humbly the three. Truth has no boundaries.” Thank you for sharing what you’ve learned about Kwanzaa. Now I’m IN THE KNOW. On the second to last day of Kwanzaa, we celebrate Kuumba, the principle that’s all about creativity and recognizing the long practice of Black people beautifying whatever we get our talented hands on. Habari Gani? Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Ni kiasi gani cha chumvi kinachopendekezwa kwa siku. So, what better opportunity might there be to learn about this rapidly growing American-founded holiday than to write a blog post? The ultimate goal is that those principles, reviewed and reinforced during Kwanzaa, will become a way of life throughout the entire year. Thanks for stopping by on this your brief hiatus. They also light candles which to my eye, look a lot like the menorah we pull out at Christmas time Hanukkah in a nod to Woody’s Jewish identity. Safu Mpya Zaidi. Mishumaa Saba: The Seven Candles. Kwanzaa's seven days of celebration, which begin on December 26 and end on January 1, focus on seven principles or goals: unity (umoja), self-determination (kujichagulia), collective work and responsibility (ujima), cooperative economics (ujamaa), purpose (nia), creativity (kuumba), and faith (imani). The greeting is. Thanks so much, Bette. Janet Givens recently posted…Habari Gani: Happy Kwanzaa. Young Black people are clearly full of creativity, and these two led the charge in keeping Kuumba alive for our community in 2020. I’m just glad you come here once a week. HABARI GANI? April ‘15 Hallo Ihr Lieben! So stay tuned. I’ve never heard about this celebration before, but I can tell that I totally agree with their seven purposes! Kwanzaa lasts a full week, from December 26 to January 1. So many ways to do that. Seriously. See more ideas about happy kwanzaa, kwanzaa principles, kwanzaa. Seven Days. Lay down your Kwanzaa mat (mkeka in Swahili). Fittingly, we see Imani as best personified in 2020 by a man of faith—Rev. Back to you. Kwanzaa is a Black holiday that takes place between December 26 and January 1 each year, during which Black people are encouraged to celebrate … Legislation banning the warrants that cops used to enter her home on that fatal night has been passed in her honor, and her name has been invoked by high-profile athletes in the NBA and WNBA using their highly visible platforms to call for change, displayed on billboards across Louisville, and even shown up in the halls of Congress. Umoja—striving for unity in the family, community, nation, and race—is celebrated on the first day of Kwanzaa and is the holiday’s most foundational principle. Dr. Maulana Karenga, now a professor of Africana Studies at California State University, Long Beach and an author and scholar-activist with now over 50 years’ experience, saw the need to preserve, revitalize, and promote African-American culture. Even then, what I thought I knew has turned out to be mistaken. Janet Givens recently posted…How Do You Enter A Room? Fill your Unity cup. Habari Gani!!!!! Rashid Abdalla; mchambuzi; 6 Januari 2021. Timbaland and Swizz Beatz then kept the online party going by launching the Verzuz series of musical battles on Instagram Live. Economic stability was upended for most of the country in 2020 due to the circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic and, as is usually the case in America, Black communities and business have felt this shock most acutely. Each day we ask the question “Habari Gani?” meaning “what’s the news?” and respond with the name of the principle of the Nguzo Saba that’s for that day. There’s no clearer champion of these values than the Black women who worked determinedly over the years to organize voters and turned Georgia blue in 2020, helping the state go for the Democratic candidate for President—Joe Biden—for the first time since 1992. Zawadi: Gifts. 2 Julai 2020. Though the cops’ actions left the demonstrators coughing, vomiting, and appeared to even send one into a seizure— the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office then charged Drumwright with felony assault. Letting Go; one step at a time; et al. Bass was able to skillfully employ animation and special effects to turn himself into a very believable Jedi Knight, the cartoon superhero Ben 10, and even Spiderman—complete with web-shooting power—all in a single 20 second video that’s racked up 1.4 million views and counting. The News in photos of 16th February, 2016. It is not meant as an alternative to Christmas. Also in our running for reflecting Kuumba this year is Julian Bass, a 20-year-old theater college student from Georgia who brought incredible movie magic to Tik Tok with his next level video editing abilities. And stay warm. QED QED Ni habari gani tunazoweza kutazamia katika toleo linalokuja la gazeti hili? Y’all, Kwanzaa is LIT. Join us for this extra special day of celebration! From its beginnings, Kwanzaa — whose name is derived from the Swahili phrase matunda ya kwanza which means first fruits, or harvest — has been aimed at unity, inclusion, and community. On the sixth day of Kwanzaa, the libation ritual is performed to honor the ancestors. 30 Disemba 2020 . Greg Drumwright in North Carolina. Your email address will not be published. the riots in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. In fact, seven seems to be significant in the Kwanzaa celebration, just as I found it to be significant when I was in Kazakhstan. Janet Givens recently posted…Habari Gani: Happy Kwanzaa, That’s interesting – thanks for sharing. I recall discovering that the Gestalt therapy I was experiencing had much in common with the 12-Step work I had been doing. I was reading Jay Parini this morning, who quoted Buddhist monk and renowned teacher Thich Naht Hanh, who wrote, “Most of the boundaries we have created between our two [Christian and Bhuddist] traditions are artificial. I go back এ little more informed. Nachdem ich Anfang Januar aus Banda zurückgekommen war ging es für mich gleich weiter mit Reisen, um verschiedene Kindergärten der CECA 20 zu besuchen, ehemalige Absolventinnen unserer Schule zu treffen und in ihrer Arbeit in den Kindergärten zu unterstützen, zu beraten, zu ermutigen und Fortbildungen zu halten. , now a professor of Africana Studies at California State University, Long Beach and an author and scholar-activist with now over 50 years’ experience, saw the need to preserve, revitalize, and promote African-American culture. Ni habari gani ya maana iliyo katika Mwanzo juu ya ndoa, nasaba, na kuhesabu wakati? I appreciate it. I’m fascinated to be following you, btw, for I had settled into thinking that most religions — while fine at the individual level — serve to divide us as a community rather than bring us together. Habari Gani (What’s the news)? “What’s the news?” That seems like an alternative title for your blog. Today’s Ujima presentation is from Egun Omode’s production “The Cowtail Switch." The racial uprisings that marked the late spring and summer also provided another avenue for people to pool resources in support of the goal of the movement for justice for Black people, and drove millions in donations to bail support organizations in Louisville and Minneapolis—where police turned out in droves to violently subdue protests that erupted in response to the murders of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. 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