Social Policy

Kwanzaa’s Day 4 Principal of Ujamma: Cooperative Economics

Ujamaa means Cooperative Economics As we move further into the celebration of Kwanzaa we can see how each principal builds upon the next. Cooperative Economics calls for each of the characteristics we’ve learned, unity in our thinking as a community, the motivation of self-determination and the ability to responsibly work collectively. Ujamaa or cooperative economics is popularly defined as, “To…

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Social Policy

Umoja the Day 1 Celebration of Unity

Kwanzaa Why not extend the holiday season with some uplifting cultural attention? The first day of Kwanzaa, December 26th, begins the day after Christmas. For years I thought of Kwanzaa as the ‘Black’ Christmas, an either or type of thing. I thought to myself as a child, I want the regular Christmas, the one you see on TV, the one…

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