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City of Seattle Invests in the Development of the Central District’s “Africatown”

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From: http://www.thestranger.com

by Ansel Herz • Jan 19, 2016 at 11:47 am

If you live in Seattle and you’re not familiar with the idea of Africatown, well, you should be. Think Chinatown, but for African-Americans and African immigrants in the historically black Central District. This new video, produced by community activist Wyking Garrett, introduces the concept in a brisk two minutes:

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Kwanzaa Daily Candle Lighting Ceremonies

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The DuSable Museum
740 East 56th Place
Chicago, Illinois

Kwanzaa Daily Candle Lighting Ceremonies, All Candle Lighting’s begin at Noon – Program Admission: FREE

Thursday, December 26th – UMOJA – Unity
Friday, December 27th – KUJCHAGULIA – Self Determination
Saturday, December 28th – UJIMA – Collective Work and Responsibility (PBS-Craft in America will be filming)
Sunday, December 29th – UJAMAA – Cooperative Economics
Monday, December 30th – NIA – Purpose
Tuesday, December 31st – KUUMBA – Creativity; & IMANI – Faith

As part of our annual 6 day Kwanzaa celebration, DuSable Museum will be collaborating with acclaimed visual artist, Candace Hunter to film the PBS documentary, Craft in America. We invite your family to participate in this coveted workshop and ceremony.

To RSVP, click here or call Nevada Montgomery at 773.420.2754.

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The DuSable Museum
740 East 56th Place
Chicago, Illinois

Kwanzaa Daily Candle Lighting Ceremonies, All Candle Lighting’s begin at Noon – Program Admission: FREE

Thursday, December 26th – UMOJA – Unity
Friday, December 27th – KUJCHAGULIA – Self Determination
Saturday, December 28th – UJIMA – Collective Work and Responsibility (PBS-Craft in America will be filming)
Sunday, December 29th – UJAMAA – Cooperative Economics
Monday, December 30th – NIA – Purpose
Tuesday, December 31st – KUUMBA – Creativity; & IMANI – Faith

As part of our annual 6 day Kwanzaa celebration, DuSable Museum will be collaborating with acclaimed visual artist, Candace Hunter to film the PBS documentary, Craft in America. We invite your family to participate in this coveted workshop and ceremony.

To RSVP, click here or call Nevada Montgomery at 773.420.2754.

Read moreFULL ARTICLE