Harambee! 8 Cities to check out Kwanzaa celebrations Published on December 27, 2019 in Customs & Cultures/The Light Series by Ark Republic News Desk Started in 1966 by women members of the US Organization to teach children, Kwanzaa has spread into a winter holiday throughout the US African diaspora. Keep Reading No comments Facebook Twitter Google Pinterest You might be interested in Artist Margie ‘Mia X’ Johnson carries on Kwanzaa traditions passed on by her family’s matriarch Burn a little sage, commune with the family, its a vibe. Mia X, one of Newark’s most prolific poets, keeps 20 hot drink recipes for holiday nights and early mornings Christmas in the northern part of the hemisphere welcomes time-honored traditions and foods. Yet and still, gatherings would not be Slc’s Sacred Gemz: Adorning our ‘Already Beautiful’ existence | The Light Series As creative beings, there is always the need to interpret the world as we see, hear, feel, and live it.