January 18 Martin Luther King Day

Posted by ksozenbe in Miscellaneous on 15. Jan, 2010 | Comments Off

Martin Luther King Day is celebrated the Monday aroung Martin Luther King’s birthday.  The day is an official United States holiday honoring Dr. King’s life and work.

December 26 Kwanzaa

Posted by ksozenbe in Miscellaneous on 18. Dec, 2009 | Comments Off

Kwanzaa   (non-specific)

Kwanzaa, December 26 to January 1, is celebrated by many North Americans of West African descent in recognition of their African heritage.  The candles of a seven-branched candelabrum representing the attributes such as unity, self-determination, responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith are successively lit over the seven days of the festival.

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