THIS CELEBRATION WILL BE IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL.
SATURDAY, December 31st 1PM-3:30PM
JOIN US FOR the Friends of the James Brown African American Room’s 6th annual Kwanzaa Celebration!
This year’s theme will be the 6th day of Kwanzaa: Kuumba! (Creativity).
This celebration will be held in-person and streamed live via Zoom and Facebook LIVE.
The event will feature a candle lighting ceremony led by founder of the Friends of the James Brown African American Room and Newark Public Library Board of Trustees member Dr. Anasa Ma’at.
This year’s theme is KUUMBA: 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. In the spirit of creativity, Dr. Ma’at will lead a conversation with special guest visual artist Yvonne Onque about how to use our creative gifts to be of service to our community and to give us a sense of purpose.
The event will also feature a musical performance by Victor Daze and spoke word performance by Fajr Kegler.
Join us for a celebration of family, community, culture and creativity!
Refreshments provided by ShopRite of Newark!
This event will also stream live on the Newark Public Library’s Facebook Page!