Archive for the ‘kwanzaa’ Category

Getting to Unity in 2014/5

December 26, 2014 · 0 Comments

I’m going to try to make this very brief for a few reasons: 1) Baby love is sleeping 2) I’m […]

I was honored to be invited to share a reflection on the passing of Amiri Baraka. His work and the […]

This is my reflection on Imani: Faith… Faith is often thought of in a religious and spiritual way. Having grown […]

Creating Community

January 2, 2010 · 4 Comments

This is my reflection on Kuumba: Creativity I have to admit, I never really remember reading the “official definition” of […]

Growth in Purpose

January 1, 2010 · 2 Comments

This is my reflection on Nia Purpose “To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order […]

This is my reflection on the principle of Ujamaa – Cooperative Economics… The title of the post is a variation […]

Battle of the Sexes Redux

December 30, 2009 · 2 Comments

This is my reflection on Ujima: Collective Work and Responsibility For more than a year, I’ve entertained way too many […]

My reflection on the second principle of the Nguzo Saba of Kwanzaa is Kujichagulia – Self-Determination “To define ourselves, name […]

Fighting for Unity?

December 27, 2009 · 8 Comments

This is my reflection on Umoja, the first principle of Nguzo Saba of Kwanzaa… Does it make sense that fighting […]

Quit Frontin on Kwanzaa

December 26, 2009 · 4 Comments

A year ago, I began a series on Kwanzaa, this year I will finish it (thanks to all who remember […]