Your Center For All Things Kwanzaa

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As an African American and Pan-African holiday celebrated by millions throughout the world African community, Kwanzaa brings a cultural message which speaks to the best of what it means to be African and human in the fullest sense.

Everyday during Kwanzaa you will be able to celebrate with us RIGHT HERE, virtually as we Live Stream a program from 4:30 – 9pm CST!

Visit Our Virtual Kwanzaa Market

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View Our Complete Kwanzaa Calendar Below

If you have a Kwanzaa event you want added to the calendar, email uhuru@theblackmall.com

Pre Kwanzaa Events

Dec 1st – 25th

Kwanzaa Virtual Market

December 1 – January 1

The market will be available all of December with video programming throughout the month. Learn about the Kwanzaa principles and setting up a Kwanzaa table in your home.  https://www.aihusa.org/virtual-kwanzaa

The Chicago Association of Black Psychologists & Blue Door Neighborhood Center presents

The Healing Power of Kwanzaa

Featuring: Dr. Afua Derise Tolliver & Dr. Obari Adeye Cartman

December 17th | 6 – 7:30p

Register Here

Family Craft Night: Celebrating Posadas & Kwanzaa

December 22 | 6:00pm – 7:00pm

This event takes place on Zoom. Register at least 24 hours in advance.  Join Ms. Corina at the Back of the Yards Branch for a family craft night celebrating posadas from Mexico and Kwanzaa. This African American celebration honors their cultural heritage and values. Kits will be available to pick up at the Back of the Yards starting on December 15.

Chicago Public Library (bibliocommons.com)

Kwanzaa Craft

December 23 | 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Celebrate Kwanzaa with North Austin, learn about the holiday, and make festive crafts. Participants can pick up craft kits from North Austin in advance. This program is recommended for children ages six and up.

Kwanzaa Crafts | Events | Chicago Public Library (bibliocommons.com)

Umoja

(Unity) – Dec 26th

UNIA Div 401 presents

Virtual Unity Brunch

11 AM CST

Online: us02web.zoom.us

WE C.A.R.E. COALITION PRESENTS

Big Mama Movement Chicago

4:30pm  – 9pm

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Libations to the ancestors *Kwanzaa Ritual * African Drummers *Edu-Tainment* Guest Speakers

Emages Kwanzaa Celebration

7:00 PM – 11:30 PM CST

Register: Here

Kwanzaa Celebration Fundraiser for Emages Inc. Open to families and friends. Our host for the evening will be Dr. Hattie Wash Founder & CEO

Kujichagulia

(Self Determination) – Dec 27th

SuperGroup presents

Super Kwanzaa

How to Kwanzaa – Learn You Sumn’

12pm CST

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WE C.A.R.E. COALITION PRESENTS

Ancestral Village Celebration

4:30pm – 9pm

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Libations to the ancestors *Kwanzaa Ritual * African Drummers *Edu-Tainment* Guest Speakers


TheBlackMall.com & BlackCoin presents

The 4th Annual TBM Awards

Awarding the Most BlackNificent Businesses

7p

Streaming LIVE on TheBlackMall.com

Ujima

(Collective Work & Responsibility) – Dec 28th

WE C.A.R.E. COALITION PRESENTS

Melanted Youth Concert

4:30pm – 9pm

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Libations to the ancestors *Kwanzaa Ritual * African Drummers *Edu-Tainment* Guest Speakers


SuperGroup presents

Super Kwanzaa

Cooking with Nana

6pm CST

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Ujamaa

(Cooperative Economics) – Dec 29th

TOMA & UBAPA & TheBlackMall.com presents

Kwanzaa Ujamaa Market

4:30pm – 9pm

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Libations to the ancestors *Kwanzaa Ritual * African Drummers *Edu-Tainment* Guest Speakers


SuperGroup presents

Super Kwanzaa

Ujamaa Chop Time

6pm CST

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Nia

(Purpose) – Dec 30th

WE C.A.R.E. COALITION PRESENTS

Family Talk on Purpose

4:30pm – 9pm

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Libations to the ancestors *Kwanzaa Ritual * African Drummers *Edu-Tainment* Guest Speakers


SuperGroup presents

Super Kwanzaa

How to Kwanzaa – with Your Crew

6pm CST

SuperGroupChi.com


 

Kwanzaa in Tsiazza

December 30 | 9:00pm – 11:00pm

Kwanzaa in Tsiazza is a celebration of Family, Culture, and Art used for the education and exploration of the seven principles of Kwanzaa. It’s a representation of values to live by. Tsiazza is the royal kingdom inside of every one of us where our unique and unmatched greatness is discovered. Our primary goal is unity, encouragement, and family interaction while sharing Kwanzaa education through art appreciation and expression. The event will include food, fashion, art, and music.

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Kuumba

(Creativity) – Dec 31st

WE C.A.R.E. COALITION PRESENTS

Original Men In Black

4:30pm – 9pm

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Libations to the ancestors *Kwanzaa Ritual * African Drummers *Edu-Tainment* Guest Speakers


SuperGroup presents

Super Kwanzaa

LIVE Warmup

Krackin Kwanzaa

Dance Klass

6:30pm CST

SuperGroupChi.com

Imani

(Fait) – January 1st

WE C.A.R.E. COALITION PRESENTS

ABJ Millennial Tribe & Grand Crossing Network 

4:30pm – 9pm

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Libations to the ancestors *Kwanzaa Ritual * African Drummers *Edu-Tainment* Guest Speakers


SuperGroup presents

Super Kwanzaa

Zawadi for Our Ancestors

Feat. Amyna Love & Sam Trump

6pm CST

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