Just five years after this, he was convicted of torturing two black women to death.
Observed from December 26 to January 1, Kwanzaa is based on a mixture of East African harvest rituals, called "first fruits" by Karenga and 1960's radicalism. This is in spite of the fact most slaves came from West Africa.
Viewed as an "alternative" to Christmas, it, nonetheless, is based on race, and not in faith.
2)A holiday for African Americans that no African American observes or understands.
Larry: "That's swell! Let's run out to the store for Kwanzaa cards and decorations!"
Bob: "Alas, we cannot, for nobody carries Kwanzaa merchandise because nobody cares about or celebrates it, even the people it is made for!"
Larry: "Too bad. I guess Christmas will have to be enough this year."
There is no nothing ethnically African about it, it is all fake and