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SIERRA VISTA, COME CELEBRATE KWANZZA, WITH THE QUEENS AND KINGS OF AFRIKA.

The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa  Stories  Join the City of Sierra Vista, with support from the Commission on Cultural Diversity and African American Community Coalition, in celebrating African American culture and tradition! December 30, 2022.  Performers with the African Heritage Dancers and Drummers hold a Kwanzaa celebration. Kwanzaa is a time of learning, family and … Continue reading SIERRA VISTA, COME CELEBRATE KWANZZA, WITH THE QUEENS AND KINGS OF AFRIKA.

Sierra Vista–The Meanings and Symbolism of the Candles for Kwanzaa!

The meanings and symbolism of Kwanzaa candles reflect the African American and Pan-African holiday. There are seven candles placed in the official candle holder, the kinara, which supports the mishumaa saba (seven candles). Each candle represents one of the seven core principles (nguzo saba) of Kawaida philosophy. Mishumaa Saba and Seven Candles Kwanzaa is a celebration of family, community, … Continue reading Sierra Vista–The Meanings and Symbolism of the Candles for Kwanzaa!

A VISION OF THE QUEENS & KINGS OF AFRIKA – A COMMUNITY GARDEN

A community garden can help transform people who happen to live in the same place into a united community. It celebrates diversity in individual plots while creating opportunities for people to work together and learn from each other—about gardening, food preparation, and more. They learn to respect each others’ differences and to appreciate what they … Continue reading A VISION OF THE QUEENS & KINGS OF AFRIKA – A COMMUNITY GARDEN

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