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December 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

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Buffalo Kwanzaa 2019 ~ “The Black Man In Full Effect”

THURSDAY, December 26th 2019

Umoja ~ Unity:
“To strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation, and race.

DAYTIME PROGRAMMING:

12 PM

Kwanzaa Dedication!!

Black Liberation Flag
Raising

LOCATION:
Buffalo City Hall
Niagara Square
Buffalo, NY

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2 PM – 4 PM

Communiversity
Lion Blyden ~> “Marcus Garvey Way”

LOCATION:
Juneteenth Building
1517 Genesee Street
Buffalo, NY

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EVENING PROGRAMMING:

7 PM – 9 PM

Opening Ceremony

Tribute to the Ancestors & Elders

Tradition Keepers Black Storytellers of WNY

Kwanzaa Address Ras Muata & Queen Akilah YOHE-Ra

Access to A-Free-Ka

LOCATION:
BUILD Community School
340 Fougeron Street
Buffalo, NY

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FRIDAY, December 27th 2019

Kujichahali ~ Self Determination:
“To define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves, and speak for ourselves.”

DAYTIME PROGRAMMING:

12 PM – 2 PM

Communiversity

Ras Jomo ~> “Farming While Black”

LOCATION:
Juneteenth Building

1517 Genesee Street
Buffalo, NY

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EVENING PROGRAMMING:

7 PM – 9 PM

African American Cultural Center ~> Bringing forth an evening of Electrifying Performances!!

LOCATION:
BUILD Community School
340 Fougeron Street
Buffalo, NY

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SATURDAY, December 28th 2019

Ujima ~ Collective Work and Responsibility:
“To build and maintain our community together and make ourbrothers’ and sisters’ problems our problems and to solve them together.”

DAYTIME PROGRAMMING:

11 AM – 4 PM

CHILDREN’S KWANZAA

“I AM Afrikan First”

Afrikan Cultural Education & Art Activities & Storytelling

Youth Entrepreneur Marketplace

LOCATION:
East Community School
820 Northampton Street
Buffalo, NY

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EVENING PROGRAMMING:

7 PM – 9 PM

Ujima Theater
~> Ujima in Action! A Captivating Evening of Arts, Entertainment and Cultural Activism

LOCATION:
PS School #77
429 Plymouth Avenue
Buffalo, NY

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SUNDAY, December 29th 2019

Ujamaa ~ Cooperative Economics:
“To build and maintain our own stores, shops, and other businesses and to profit from them together.”

DAYTIME PROGRAMMING:

12 PM – 2 PM

Communiversity

Spiritual Sunday
Adegboyega Shamshideen
~> “Yoruba Lessons”

LOCATION:
CAO Rafi Center
1423 Fillmore Avenue
Buffalo, NY

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EVENING PROGRAMMING:

6 PM – 9 PM

Black Chamber of Commerce Night

Opening Address:
“The Time is NOW for Economic Unity” by
Min. Dahveed Muhammad

Spoken Word: “Tribute to THE LAST POETS”

Panel Discussion:
“Afrikan Men in Business: Legacy”

Moderator: Richard Cummings ~> President Black Chamber of Commerce

LOCATION:
East Community School
820 Northampton Street
Buffalo, NY

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MONDAY, December 30th 2019

Nia ~ Purpose:
“To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.”

DAYTIME PROGRAMMING

12 PM – 2 PM

Communiversity
Queen Akilah YOHE-Ra
~> Repatriation Process to the Motherland

LOCATION:
CAO Rafi Center
1423 Fillmore Avenue
Buffalo, NY

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EVENING PROGRAMMING:

6 PM – 7:30 PM

Keynote Address:
Dr. Maulana Karenga

Health, Beauty, and Massage Therapy tables dedicated to our Brothers.

8 PM – 9:30 PM
NiaSoul Concert: For the Love of the Black Man!

LOCATION:
East Community School
820 Northampton Street
Buffalo, NY

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TUESDAY, December 31st 2019

Kuumba ~ Creativity:
“To do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.”

DAYTIME PROGRAMMING:

12 PM – 3 PM

Communiversity

Keynote Address:
Dr. Kaba Hiawatha Kamene

LOCATION:
CAO Pratt Willert Center
422 Pratt Street
Buffalo, NY

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EVENING PROGRAMMING:

6 PM – 9 PM

Karamu Feast & Dance!!!

Nia Soul Train by DJ Selectah Ras Muata

Free Potluck!

* Please – Do Bring a Delicious Dish to Share.
* Please – No red meat/pork/alcoholic beverages.
* Thank You!

LOCATION:
CAO Pratt Willert Center
422 Pratt
Street
Buffalo, NY

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WEDNESDAY, January 1st 2020

Imani ~ Faith:
“To believe with all our heart in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders, and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.”

DAYTIME PROGRAMMING:

12 PM – 4 PM

“Happy New Year!”
Presentation:
Queen Mother Eva M. Doyle ~>
“Our Story: An Interactive Class/Presentation on Afrikan Men from the Motherland to Buffalo”

LOCATION:
CAO Alphonso Rafi Greene Center
1423 Fillmore Avenue
Buffalo, NY

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Lonnie B. Harrell Afrikan Marketplace Vending

OPEN EVERY Night 6 PM UNTIL CLOSE

PLEASE SUPPORT OUR VENDORS BECAUSE WITHOUT THEM MUCH OF WHAT WE DO WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE WITHOUT THEM!

******* FULL COLOR SOUVENIR JOURNALS AVAILABLE BUT LIMITED – THEY WILL SELL OUT! *******

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Start:
December 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am
End:
January 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm