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Self-Determination: 7 Stories from 2015 That Highlight the Kwanzaa Principle of Kujichagulia

• Dec 30, 2015

Habari Ghani! Sunday was the second day of Kwanzaa and now we’re highlighting stories we covered this year that fall under the first principle of Kujichagulia/Self-Determination.

To define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves, and speak for ourselves.

In a time in which occupation and oppression of countries and peoples are immorally presented as necessary and even salvational, the principle of Kujichagulia (Self-Determination) rejects this and reaffirms the right of persons and peoples to determine their own destiny and daily lives; to live in peace and security; and to flourish in freedom everywhere.”-Dr. Maulana Karanga

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Stay tuned while we celebrate more of the Nguzo Sabo (7 principles).

About Rinny

Texan by birth, Los Angeleno by situation. Lover of Tame Impala and Shoegaze music. Comedian by trade. Macaroni and Cheese connoisseur by appetite.

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6 years ago

Good list. Always wish there was more.

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