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  • Is Kwanzaa officially dead?

    01/02/2020 10:52:21 AM PST · by hecht · 68 replies
    I had not heard a single person this holiday season mention the made up holiday of Kwanzaa. hopefully its as dead.
  • Twitter tries to celebrate Kwanzaa, uses wrong picture

    12/31/2019 9:01:19 AM PST · by rktman · 47 replies ^ | 12/29/2019 | staff
    Twitter ran afoul of the social media emoji police on Thursday after its Kwanzaa hashtag was attacked for being inaccurate. As noted by The Hill, the initial emoji used to mark the first day of Kwanzaa on Thursday had five candles: two red ones on the left, two green ones on the right and a blue one in between.
  • Warren's Pandering Kwanzaa Comment Shredded by African Woman(DOH!)

    12/28/2019 8:24:06 AM PST · by rktman · 31 replies ^ | 12/27/2019 | Jared Harris
    A woman from Africa dropped a truth bomb on Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s pandering Kwanzaa post, letting the Democratic presidential candidate know the real reason to celebrate in December. Warren turned to Twitter on Thursday to let everyone know that she and her husband, Bruce Mann, wished all Kwanzaa revelers a happy holiday. “Bruce and I are wishing a very happy Kwanzaa to everyone celebrating this week,” the Massachusetts senator said. Although Kwanzaa in part celebrates African heritage, the very continent it celebrates does not observe the holiday. Obianuju Ekeocha, a Nigerian-born conservative and outspoken advocate for the pro-life movement, responded...
  • Happy Kwanzaa! The Holiday Brought to You By the FBI

    12/24/2019 3:56:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies ^ | December 24, 2019 | Ann Coulter
    Kwanzaa, celebrated exclusively by white liberals, is a fake holiday invented in 1966 by black radical/FBI stooge Ron Karenga -- aka Dr. Maulana Karenga, founder of United Slaves, the violent nationalist rival to the Black Panthers. Liberals have become so mesmerized by multicultural gibberish that they have forgotten the real history of Kwanzaa and Karenga's United Slaves. In what was ultimately a foolish gambit, during the madness of the '60s, the FBI encouraged the most extreme black nationalist organizations in order to discredit and split the left. The more preposterous the group, the better. (It's the same function MSNBC serves...
  • Trump Marks Kwanzaa as 'Celebration of African Heritage, Unity, and Culture'

    12/27/2018 9:02:51 AM PST · by Blue House Sue · 50 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12/26/18 | Bridget Johnson
    WASHINGTON -- President Trump issued a statement today sending "greetings to all those observing Kwanzaa," a weeklong African cultural heritage festival that begins today. Kwanzaa was created in 1966 by California State University, Long Beach, Africana Studies Department chairman and professor Maulana Karenga, in response to the 1965 Watts riots and drawing from traditional African harvest celebrations.
  • Kwanzaa: A Fraud Holiday, With A Racist Goal, Created By A Criminal Madman

    12/27/2018 8:56:07 AM PST · by C19fan · 31 replies
    The Lid ^ | December 25, 2018 | Jeff Dunetz
    hose who are around my age woke up one December and discovered that the “holiday season” of Christmas and New Year’s became a trio, with the addition of something called Kwanzaa. Oh, sure there were rumblings of a new holiday. But strangely in this country where political correctness is on overload, a day invented in 1966 by a rapist who ran a Black separatist group is considered by some as a holiday on par with Christmas, or New Year’s. Kwanzaa is exclusively an American holiday and is not celebrated in any other part of the world (including Africa). The name...
  • A Trump bump? Congressional candidate Seth Grossman expects it

    11/11/2018 5:11:24 PM PST · by Coleus · 3 replies
    The Star Ledger of Newark ^ | 10.28.18 | Paul Mulshine
    In a recent editorial, The Philadelphia Inquirer declined to endorse the Republican Congressional candidate for New Jersey's 2nd District because, among other things, he said that Kwanzaa is a "phony" holiday.Where did Seth Grossman get that idea?  From me. In one of my columns, I noted that the organizer of Kwanzaa, Maulana Karenga, once said of Kwanzaa, "People think it's African, but it's not."It certainly makes me feel good to have a candidate citing my writings. But I'm afraid history shows that agreeing with me is usually the kiss of death for a politician. I'm not up for election, so I...
  • Was Kwanzaa Created By Rich White Atheists? 87 percent of Blacks reject Kwanzaa!

    12/30/2017 9:04:32 AM PST · by pinochet · 62 replies
    The article below reveals that 87 percent of Black Americans reject Kwanzaa In 1962, powerful atheists used their influence to get the Supreme Court to remove prayer from school in Englel v. Vitale, in which the court ruled 8-1. In 1963, the Supreme Court case Abington School District v Schempp, in which the late atheist activist Madalyn O'Hair was a co-complainant, removed Bible reading from school. Since the 1960s, there have been dozens of well funded atheists organizations all over the place, that work to remove the influence of Christianity in public places. According to Ann Coulter, the creator...
  • A non-black person's guide to Kwanzaa

    12/26/2017 7:49:39 AM PST · by PROCON · 90 replies
    CNN ^ | Dec. 26, 2017 | Kendall Trammell
    (CNN)You don't have to be black to understand how Kwanzaa works. All it takes is a kind heart and an open mind willing to learn the history of the holiday that celebrates African-American culture. Here's some common Kwanzaa knowledge everyone should know.You can spell it Kwanzaa or Kwanza Regardless, it's still pronounced "kwahn-zuh." You can listen to this nice man say it here.~~~SNIP~~~You can celebrate both Christmas and Kwanzaa They're not mutually exclusive. Karenga wanted Kwanzaa to be a nonreligious holiday for African-American families to come together and celebrate their ancestral roots. So you can have your merry Christmas and...
  • Kwanzaa Was Concocted By A Deranged Felon

    12/24/2017 1:50:21 PM PST · by ptsal · 41 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/2/4/2017 | Eric Owens
    FULL TITLE- REMINDER: Kwanzaa Was Concocted By A Deranged Felon Who Tortured Naked Women With A Karate Baton And A Toaster As a public service, then, The Daily Caller is once again here to tell you the true — and truly bizarre — history of the violent, deranged and radical black nationalist who concocted the completely artificial holiday of Kwanzaa in 1966. The creator of Kwanzaa is Maulana Ndabezitha Karenga, a 75-year-old professor of Africana studies at California State University, Long Beach. His real name is Ronald Everett. He was born in rural Maryland, the fourteenth child of a sharecropping...
  • It’s Kwanzaa; Please Bake Responsibly

    12/27/2016 6:12:20 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 13 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 12-27-2016 | MOTUS
    I feel bad about missing the first day of Kwanzaa, which was yesterday; especially since it was the 50th anniversary of the made-up African-American holiday slated to take the place of Christmas by it’s 75th anniversary. The Obamas issued their standard Kwanzaa greeting from Hawaii, saying the 7 day holiday is a time to “reflect on the rich African-American culture.” The president emphasized the principles enshrined in the Kwanzaa holiday: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith. He said those principles reflect Americans' most cherished values. - AP Moonbattery, has pointed out in the past...
  • 50th Anniversary of Kwanzaa Kicks off Monday in L.A.

    12/27/2016 5:25:54 AM PST · by C19fan · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 26, 2016 | Joel B . Pollak
    The holiday of Kwanzaa begins on Monday with a celebration in Los Angeles that will also mark the 50th anniversary of the holiday’s first observance, in 1966.
  • Kwanzaa Was Started 50 Years Ago. Here’s Why

    12/26/2016 10:19:40 AM PST · by PROCON · 40 replies ^ | Dec. 25, 2016 | Olivia B. Waxman
    When Kwanzaa begins on Monday, the seven-day holiday—which incorporates traditions from Continental African and African-American cultures—will have more to celebrate than usual: this Kwanzaa marks 50 years since the festival was first celebrated. The fact that Kwanzaa was conceived in 1966 is no coincidence. The festival of lights, which is rich with symbolism, was conceived during one of darkest periods in Los Angeles’ history, during a key moment in the civil rights movement. A key event that sparked the idea began in August of 1965, after the Watts riots, a series of clashes between police and African-Americans in the L.A....
  • 10 things my White friends BETTER NOT ruin during Black History Month

    02/01/2016 8:24:02 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 162 replies
    Chicago Now ^ | 2-1-2016 | Nikki Lynette
    <p>1. The 2016 Presidential Election. So... we're just gonna act like that thing on his head is hair? Aside from the fact that he's shown himself to be a sexist bigot, if Donald Trump isn't even perceptive enough to notice a seagull nesting on his head then how the hell can he run a country? Only the most racist and player-hatery of my White homies could possibly be pro-Trump. And if that's what you're about, then that's your business. But don't ruin the Presidential Elections for the rest of us this month. Keep it to yourself until March. Let us enjoy our last Black History Month with a Black president in peace.</p>
  • The history of Kwanzaa

    01/02/2016 4:20:55 PM PST · by This_far · 27 replies
    google ^ | who knows | da seach thingy
    Dr. Maulana Karenga, professor and chairman of Black Studies at California State University, Long Beach, created Kwanzaa in 1966. After the Watts riots in Los Angeles, Dr. Karenga searched for ways to bring African-Americans together as a community.
  • Kentucky's Mall St. Matthews Shuts Down After Brawls Involving Up to 2,000

    12/27/2015 10:10:18 AM PST · by PROCON · 130 replies ^ | Dec. 27, 2015 | Elisha Fieldstadt
    Chain-reaction brawls involving up to 2,000 people erupted in one of Kentucky's largest malls Saturday night, forcing the entire mall and businesses in the surrounding area to shut down, police said. The hours-long chaos at Mall St. Matthews began about 7 p.m. ET when the six St. Matthews police officers assigned to the mall for the holiday season began responding to "disturbances," said Officer Dennis McDonald, a police spokesman."As they were responding to those disturbances, others were breaking out. ... Disturbances started to feed on themselves." McDonald said. "They were just overwhelmed with a number of calls for service and...
  • Obamas say Happy Kwanzaa; most candidates say nothing

    12/26/2015 8:14:52 PM PST · by PROCON · 72 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | Dec. 26, 2015 | Daniel Chaitin
    President Obama extended his "warmest wishes" to families across the U.S. celebrating Kwanzaa, a holiday which honors African-American culture. "Today begins a week-long celebration of African-American heritage and culture through family and community festivities," a statement released the White House on Saturday said. "Kwanzaa's seven principles -- unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith -- are also shared values that bind us as Americans," he continued. "And in the spirit of the season, we reflect on the blessings of the past year and commit to building a brighter future for all our children. "As families,...
  • Kwanzaa: As fictional as Festivus -- so why does Obama call it...

    12/25/2015 3:53:02 PM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 126 replies ^ | December 25, 2015 | DAVID MENZIES
    complete title...Kwanzaa: As fictional as Festivus -- so why does Obama call it a “vibrant celebration of African culture”? ".... Kwanzaa is a complete fabrication. A make-believe holiday invented by an ex-convict, Ron N. Everett, who is known today as Dr. Maulana Karenga. In addition to having a nasty penchant for torture, Karenga was described by a prison psychiatrist as “both paranoid and schizophrenic with hallucinations.” Not exactly Santa Claus, eh? Listen in while I tell the tale of how Karenga’s “truthiness” got validation in our politically correct times leaving us with a totally make-believe holiday. As we continue the...
  • Happy Kwanzaa! The Holiday Brought To You By The FBI

    12/23/2015 6:31:52 PM PST · by dynachrome · 41 replies
    daily Caller ^ | 12-23-15 | ANN COULTER
    I will not be shooting any Black Panthers this week because I am Kwanza-reform, and we are not that observant. Kwanzaa, celebrated exclusively by white liberals, is a fake holiday invented in 1966 by black radical/FBI stooge Ron Everett — aka Dr. Maulana Karenga, founder of United Slaves, the violent nationalist rival to the Black Panthers. In the annals of the American ’60s, Karenga was the Father Gapon, stooge of the czarist police.
  • The Audacity of Kwanzaa

    12/30/2014 7:17:33 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 8 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 12-30-2014 | MOTUS
    No word yet on how the Wons will be celebrating Kwanzaa this year. Unfortunately they were unable to make it to the big Kwanzaa parade in Los Angeles. BO was too busy playing golf with the boys – oblivious of the wedding plans that were squashed in order to accommodate his tee time - and MO was too busy having her nails done or something.However I did snag this gif of Lady M practicing her Kwanzaa Karols:Anyway, it doesn’t sound like the Wons missed anything, fake news reports to the contrary: In LA, CBS Station Pretends There Was a Real Kwanzaa...