Habari Gani? Nia! I still believe in community. Yes, I said it. I believe that the strength of our people is, was, and always will be our ability to stick together. If it were not so, then there wouldn't be such an overt effort to keep us separated. Divide and conquer. It was Caesar's strategy … Continue reading Kwanzaa 2019 – Day 5
Habari Gani? Ujamaa! For the umpty-fifth time, I am re-launching my business that will incorporate all of the things that I do well. This time, I have been given tips from a Black-owned source that I value on how to strategically use social media. I'll tell you what that is when it works. I am … Continue reading Kwanzaa 2019 – Day 4
Habari Gani? Ujima! I think about the work that I put in every year with my SisterFriend Jenise. God has given her a Dance/Outreach Ministry. She is the Director. I am Staff. Whatever she needs to make the ministry move forward (short of money!), I provide. Her success is our success. Her challenges are our … Continue reading Kwanzaa 2019 – Day 3
Habari Gani? Kujichagulia! Today, I reiterate my identity as a daughter of the Most High God. This year, I also affirm my identity as a daughter of the Mafa Tribe of Cameroon, on the continent of Africa.
I was a day late last year with my Kwanzaa celebration, just like now. Demerits for me. This year, I have my handmade kinara and kikombe (candle holder and unity cup). Don't judge me for my basic display; the candle-lighting is the most important part of Kwanzaa, and I'm taking baby steps. After I set … Continue reading Kwanzaa 2019