Kwanzaa: Day 6: Kuumba means creativity or turn off that television! – National African-American history | Examiner.com

Day 6 installment from Faydra Deon…and I personally need to listen…..

Kwanzaa: Day 6: Kuumba means creativity or turn off that television! – National African-American history | Examiner.com.

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Kwanzaa: Day 5: Nia means purpose; raising all our children is essential – National African-American history | Examiner.com

Day 5 installment from Faydra Deon….

Kwanzaa: Day 5: Nia means purpose; raising all our children is essential – National African-American history | Examiner.com.

Kwanzaa 2012: Day 6–KUUMBA

HAPPY KWANZAA, everyone!

HABARI GANI?
Day 6, December 31 – KUUMBA (creativity)
To let our creativity shine, always doing as much as we can in the way that we can in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.

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This adinkra symbol, Owo Foro Adobe, depicts a snake climbing a raffia palm and represents ingenuity, excellence and performance of great feats

Affirmation:
Open my mind to new ideas and ways of living. Let me bring to each possibility my own unique creativity, and produce from it something which expresses the essence of who I am.

(Affirmations courtesy of the book Practicing Kwanzaa Year Round, by Gwynelle Dismukes)

As always, you can revisit any other Kwanzaa posts on the Kwanzaa page of this blog!

Becoming Friends, Again | Black and Married With Kids.com – A Positive Image of Marriage and Family

Becoming Friends, Again | Black and Married With Kids.com – A Positive Image of Marriage and Family.

Kwanzaa 2012: Day 5–NIA

HAPPY KWANZAA, everyone!

HABARI GANI?
Day 5, December 30 – NIA (purpose)
To collectively build and develop our community, to restore our people’s traditional greatness, and to do what makes us glad to be who we are.

Sankofa

This adinkra symbol, Sankofa, is translated in Ghanian as “But it is never too late to go back and fetch what is lost.”

Affirmation:
May I have an increased understanding of my purpose in life, and may all my energies be constantly directed to that end. May I take full advantage of every opportunity to develop my human potential for love, service and fulfillment.

(Affirmations courtesy of the book Practicing Kwanzaa Year Round, by Gwynelle Dismukes)

As always, you can revisit any other Kwanzaa posts on the Kwanzaa page of this blog!

Kwanzaa: Day 4: Ujamaa means cooperative economics or death to the “hook up!” – National African-American history | Examiner.com

More from Faydra Deon:

Kwanzaa: Day 4: Ujamaa means cooperative economics or death to the "hook up!" – National African-American history | Examiner.com.

UJAMAA Roll Call — Vendors to Support

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In the spirit of UJAMAA, Day 4 of Kwanzaa representing cooperative economics, I polled my friends for information on Black vendors/entrepreneurs and Black-owned businesses to promote on this day. Please utilize them if you are able.

 

 

 

Gloria Thomas
Eye Of The Beholder Photography
Website: www.eyebeholder.com

Sean Johnson
Majestic Photography
www.themajesticphotography.com

Tanya Hardy-Blanchard
Architectural Design Services Unlimited
Licensed Architect in Texas & Georgia
1701 Northolt Ct, Conyers, GA 30013
(678) 522-5185

Toni Roussel
Publicist/PR Pro & Small Business Consultant
TLR Publicity & PR
Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/trousell
Blog: TLR Publicity and PR

Terrence and Charity Williams
Williams Tea and Coffee (Organo Gold distributors)
Website: williams2012.organogold.com

Andrea Stevens
All But Flowers Event Decor
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Allbutflowers
Etsy store: www.etsy.com/shop/allbutflowers
Blog: www.all-but-flowers.blogspot.com/

Angelie Davis-Wilson
AVON Representative
Website: www.youravon.com/angeliewilson

Precious B. Kirk
Mary Kay Representative
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/pages/PKirk-Mary-Kay-NOLA-Independent-Beauty-Consultant
Website: www.marykay.com/pkirk

Southern Gurl Apparel
Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/SouthernGurlApparel
Website: www.southerngurls.com

Kasey J. Thompson
Sweet Cravings, LLC
P. O. Box 2267
Slidell, LA 70459-2267
Email: sweetcravingsllc@att.net

Rhonda M. Lawson – Author
Website: www.rmlawson.com/

Calvin Mackie, Ph.D.
Website: www.channelzro.com/

Eddie Francis – Education and Careers Speaker
eddiefrancis.com/

Please feel free to add any other Black entrepreneurs and small businesses in the comments!

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