Disgruntled: An elegant, vibrant, startling coming-of-age novel, for anyone who's ever felt the shame of being alive. Kenya Curtis is only eight years old, but she knows that she's different, even if she can't put her finger on how or why. It's not because she's black — most of the other students in the fourth-grade class at her West Philadelphia elementary school are too. Maybe it's because she celebrates Kwanzaa, or because she's forbidden from reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Maybe…
Benne means sesame seeds, and these are deliciously crispy little cookies. I made these recently for a friend-of-the-family who celebrates Kwanzaa, and he loved them. They originate in Africa, but have become a tradition in the deep south of the United States. They are also the only Kwanzaa cookie type I could find; as an added bonus (although the ingredients sound REALLY weird), theyre delicious!
To avoid affronting anyone who celebrates Hanukkah or Kwanzaa or who may be, God forbid, atheist, "Happy holidays" emerges as the season's greeting of choice in the '90s. In 1997, TV's Seinfeld pokes fun at the trend with an episode that commemorates an alternative holiday, "Festivus for the rest of us."
Cultural Celebrations Interactive Notebook (Holidays)
Included in this interactive notebook are the following holiday celebrations:~Dia de los Muertos~Thanksgiving~Hanukkah~Rosh Hashanah~Kwanzaa~Christmas~Easter~Lunar New Year~Ramadan~PLUS three bonus writing activities!Students will focus on what the celebrations are, why they're important, when they are, who celebrates them, and more!
Kwanzaa Brooklyn celebrates Kwanzaa “I see Kwanzaa as a holiday of the spirit,” said Tabeel Rush, 55, an immigrant from Grenada whose Tabeel Aromatherapy Gift Shop and Salon in Park Slope has become a popular destination for Kwanzaa shoppers over the past 18 years. Rush sa...
= Doctor Who Figural Holiday Ornaments = The Doctor always has a Christmas special, so we assume he must celebrate Christmas. But knowing The Doctor and his love for all people, he probably also celebrates Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Festivus... if there's an excuse for celebration and adventure, he's sure to be there. #drwho
Kwanzaa ~:: Musing Mama ::~ Homemade Kinara Our family began celebrating Kwanzaa after our first son was born. We don’t observe Kwanzaa with the same intensity and furor that we embrace Christmas, but it has become one of our family traditions over the past few years. And it ends up that there