What is it?
Each December the Outreach Program receives numerous inquiries about the festival Kwanzaa.
This celebration is not a festival originating in any of the 55 African countries nor is it an “African” Christmas celebration.
Kwanzaa is an African-Americans celebration of life from 26 December to 1 January.
Dr. Maulana Karenga introduced the festival in 1966 to the United States as a ritual to welcome the first harvests to the home.
Dr. Karenga created this festival for Afro-Americans as a response to the commercialism of Christmas
Here is the full article on Kwanzaa: https://www.africa.upenn.edu/K-12/Kwanzaa_What_16661.html