... Kwanza Kwanza is an initiative introduced by Ron Karega in 1966. The activity covers a weeklong celebration aims at establishing a strong bond between African Americans and their native African heritage and culture. Kwanza further seeks to establish a natural bond between African still living in their native African countries and the African living in America. Generally, Kwanza aims at setting minimum moral values that would assist African Americans strengthen and institute effective family systems and families (Ramirez, 2012). It employs seven principles in attaining its goals, which are Umoja, Kujichagulia, Ujima, Ujamaa, Nia, Kuumba and Imani.
Umoja means unity (Ramirez, 2012). It mandates ...