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28 Ujima



30 Nia







(Collective Work & Responsibility)

(Cooperative Economics)




*Opening Ceremony Buffalo Academy of the Visual & Performing Arts

African American Cultural Center

Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library

545 Elmwood Ave.

Ujima Theatre

Museum of Science

Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Gateway Longview Family Resource Center 347 E. Ferry St. *Karamu Feast (No

450 Masten Ave. Corner of Ferry St.

Arts & Culture

Tradition Keepers Community Dancers and Drummers Dr. Maat Lewis Jazzy Steppers Keynote Performance Verbal Love Experience Q and Drea

350 Masten Ave.

African American Dance Troupe Elders Spoken Word Vibe Keynote Speaker Watu Saconi Panel Discussion African Businesses E. Utica/Main 1970-1980’s

1324 Jefferson Ave. Le Ballet Tuba N’Dam Fall Keynote Speaker Queen Afua

Arts & Culture

I AM Poetry Experience Keynote Speaker Dr. Alim Muhammad

1020 Humboldt Pkwy

Arts & Culture

Njozi Poets/ Daughters of Creative Sound

Pork , Red Meat or Alcohol) Open Mic Night *5:00 – 8:00pm Dance Party *9:00-2:00am ~

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Maulana Karenga Creator of Kwanzaa

Children/Youth Kwanzaa African American Cultural Center 350 Masten Ave. 11:00am – 2:00pm African Arts & Crafts

“Happy New Year! “

Spend the day at home with family and friends. Take this time to engage in quiet reflection, focus on what you have learned during the week of Kwanzaa, reflect on who you are, and maintain a quiet, humble, and calm attitude with regards to self and neighbors.

Keynote Speaker Chris Reynolds “Know Thyself” Campaign

Afrikan Marketplace Vending every night 6pm To strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation, and race.

To define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves, and speak for ourselves.

To build and maintain

our community together and make our brothers’ and sisters’ problems our problems and to solve them together.

To build and maintain our own stores, shops, and other businesses and to profit from them together.

To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.

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.

KWANZAA CALENDAR 2011 “UJAMAA” All Year Long!! All programs will be from 7:00pm—9:00pm unless otherwise noted

To believe with all our heart in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders, and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.

Kwanzaa Calendar Events (Western New York)  

This is the 2011 Kwanzaa Calendar Event Schedule for Buffalo, New York (WNY & Southern Ontario).

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