What Is Kwanzaa?It is a time of communal self-affirmation – when famous black heroes and heroines, as well as late family members – are celebrated.
Kwanzaa Celebration Begins TuesdayThe week-long celebration honors African heritage and highlights the importance of family and community. 
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New Yorkers Celebrate Start Of KwanzaaThe weeklong celebration of African heritage began in 1966 with the observance of seven core principles.
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Dance, Music Help Start Week-Long Celebration Of KwanzaaDance and music helped kick off the week-long festivities at the African Burial Ground in lower Manhattan.
5 Best Eating And Drinking Events This WeekendThe last weekend of the year. Carol, shred, celebrate, and skate at our picks for the best eating, drinking, and merrymaking events this weekend.
A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years'How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?
Tri-State Area Residents Mark First Night Of KwanzaaEach day, a different principle focusing on family, community responsibility, and self improvement is celebrated.
Santa Claus Sacked At Hoboken, N.J. Elementary SchoolPicture day with Santa is a long-standing tradition at Calabro Elementary School. But this year, one parent, who is Jewish, pointed out other traditions weren't being represented. She complained -- and Santa was shown the door.
NYC's 5 Best December Family EventsFrom Kwanzaa celebrations at the American Museum of Natural History to the Three Kings Parade in East Harlem, there's more to New York City than the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree this holiday season.