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Kwanzaa is an Insult to Black Americans

Here we are, the day after Christmas. Most folks are taking down their Christian decorations, but in a few places, some new holiday decor is being hung in their place. December 26 marks the first day of a week-long festival called Kwanzaa, supposedly a celebration of African heritage. But Kwanzaa is nothing of the sort. This sham of a holiday was invented by a crackpot of a man who cares for black persons about as much as the women he abused.

Kwanzaa was created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga (born Ronald Everett), professor of African studies at California State University, Long Beach. Karenga, a secular humanist, originally meant for Kwanzaa "to give a Black alternative to the existing holiday and give Blacks an opportunity to celebrate themselves and history rather than simply imitate the practice of the dominant society."

The name Kwanzaa comes from a Swahili phrase, matunda ya kwanzaa, meaning "first fruits of the harvest." To create his holiday, Karenga says…

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