NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — December 26 marks the first day of Kwanzaa.
The 7-day celebration connects and commemorates African American community and culture.READ MORE: Sources: Suspect In Shooting Of NYPD Officers Had Multiple Weapons, Including AR-15 With 20 Rounds Hidden Under Mattress
New York City’s largest family Kwanzaa festival begins on Sunday. The Brooklyn Children’s Museum and the Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation are highlighting the holiday’s seven principles with special programming all next week.READ MORE: Mayor Eric Adams' Plan To Address Gun Violence Includes Return Of Plainclothes Police Unit
Atiba Edwards of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum spoke with CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge about the upcoming program.MORE NEWS: New York State Supreme Court Strikes Down Gov. Kathy Hochul's Mask Mandate