Kwanzaa season sponsored by Women for Progress

December 29, 2016 in News

By Stephanie R. Jones Contributing Writer Women for Progress started the Kwanzaa season Monday with the lighting of the candles representing the seven principles of basic values of African culture. […]

Kwanzaa: Port Gibson celebrates in grand style

January 3, 2013 in News, Top Stories

By Dr. Jerry Komia Domatob

Contributing Writer

Unlike some communities all over the globe that thirst in vain for Kwanzaa celebrations, in Mississippi it was the city of Port Gibson that stood out as it observed the event with splendid activities.

Gracing the occasion were enthusiastic drumming, inspiring speeches, historical analysis, deep reflection, symbolic rituals, delicious food and pleasantry exchanges which attracted young, old, rich and poor Sunday, Dec. 30….