FUN KWANZAA FACTS
1. Kwanzaa is a Swahili word. Swahili is the native language of several countries in east Africa and is learned as a second language by many other people.
2. A kinara is a candle stick holder. Seven candles are put in the holder: three red, one black, and three green.
3. Kwanzaa is a celebration of family, community, and culture.
4. Pan-African colors: red for the noble blood that unites all people of African ancestry, black for the people, green for the rich land of Africa.
5. The US government has issued two Kwanzaa stamps: one in 1997 and another in 2004.
6. During Kwanzaa people say Habari Gani, which means "What's the News?"
7. A uwole is a brightly colored article of clothing worn by women in Africa.