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Kwanzaa: Elizabeth James

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 5:39pm

When: December 21, 2018 at the Downtown Library

What is Kwanzaa? Kwanzaa is a holiday in the U.S. and other nations of the African diaspora that celebrates Pan-African heritage in African-American culture. It occurs every year from December 26 - January 1.

Elizabeth James from the U-M Afroamerican and African Studies Department presents an interactive discussion on the history and current celebration of the holiday. In her position with DAAS, James assists with the department's many programs and objectives and performs as its outreach coordinator. James was named a 2014 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award recipient, Advisor of the Year by the Office of Student Affairs and has been awarded the Cornerstone Award from the Black Celebratory. 

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December 21, 2018 at the Downtown Library

Length: 00:42:18

Copyright: Creative Commons (Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share-alike)

Rights Held by: Ann Arbor District Library

Related Event: Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Unity and Pride