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Holiday: Kwanzaa

December 26, 2018 - January 1, 2019

The Continental African Roots Kwanzaa is an African American and Pan-African holiday which celebrates family, community and culture. Celebrated from 26 December thru 1 January, its origins are in the first harvest celebrations of Africa from which it takes its name. The name Kwanzaa is derived from the phrase "matunda ya kwanza" which means "first […]

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8:00 am

Kuumba (Creativity)

December 31, 2018, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

         Kuumba (Creativity) To do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.  

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10:00 pm

Worship Service: Watch Night

December 31, 2018, 10:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Calvary Baptist Church 1184 Genesee Street
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States
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“Watch Night Service” in the Black Church in America symbolizes the historical fact, that on the night of Dec. 31, 1862 during the Civil War, free and freed blacks living in the Union States gathered at churches and/or other safe spaces, while thousands of their enslaved black sisters and brothers stood, knelt and prayed on […]

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