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Kwanzaa celebration at Midtown Global Market
December 26, 2021 @ 12:00 PM CST
One event on December 28, 2021 at 12:00 PM
One event on December 29, 2021 at 5:00 PM
One event on December 30, 2021 at 12:00 PM
One event on December 31, 2021 at 5:00 PM
All events are free and open to the public.
Live music by Dan Rumsey and Backbeat Harris. Crafts, and Black entrepreneurial Pop UP with a variety of vendors including New Start Fashion, Cultural Wellness Center and others offering local handcrafted items, clothing, paintings, candles, and other exciting items.
At 1:30 pm- 10-year-old African American author, Zephaniah Martin, will read aloud from his book entitled “Jaheem’s First Kwanzaa.” Beautifully illustrated by Bilal Karaca, “Jaheem’s First Kwanzaa” brings relevance to Kwanzaa from a child’s point of view and connecting this special holiday to someone he loved. For his literary achievements, Zephaniah Martin was honored as the 2021 winner of the Youth Writing Competition sponsored by Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute.
Bro. Ghana & Bro. Asè Djembe Drum performance
The final day of Kwanzaa celebration will coincide with their New Year’s Eve family celebration. All ages are welcome to join them for musical entertainment as well as an early countdown and confetti throw at 6:30 p.m.
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