Black People : Kwanzaa/ the Nguzo Saba, not just 3 days away but every day

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    The Nguzo Saba
    (Seven Principles)


    [​IMG] Umoja-Unity
    [oo MOH jah]
    To strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation and race.

    [​IMG] Kujichagulia-Self Determination
    [KOO jee cha goo LEE ah]

    To define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves instead of being defined, named created and spoken for by others.

    [​IMG] Ujima[COLOR=#000000]-[/COLOR]Collective Work and Responsibility
    [oo JEE mah]

    To build and maintain our community together. To make our brothers' and sisters' problems our problems to solve together.

    [​IMG] Ujamma-Cooperative Economics
    [oo JAH mah]

    To build and maintain our own businesses and profit together from them.

    [​IMG] Nia-Purpose
    [NEE ya]

    To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community and to restore our people to our traditional greatness.

    [​IMG] Kuumba[FONT=Dauphin][COLOR=#000000]-[/COLOR][/FONT]Creativity
    [koo OOM bah]

    To always do as much as we can in any way that we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than when we inherited it.

    [​IMG] Imani[FONT=Dauphin][COLOR=#000000]-[/COLOR][/FONT]FAITH
    [ee MAH nee]

    To believe with all our hearts in our GOD our people our parents, our teachers, our leaders and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.
     
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