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Kwanzaa: Ujamaa ('Cooperative Economics')
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Habari Gani? Ujamaa!To build and maintain our own stores, shops and other businesses and to profit from them.Cooperative economics can help African Americans take physical control of their own destinies. Did you know that 95% of all earnings in the Black community ends up in the hands of non-Black people? Is it any wonder that when one community has $1.95 and our community has a nickel ... that o
 
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Kwanzaa: Nia ('Purpose')
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Habari Gani? Nia!Day 5, December 30To make as our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.Can any hill stand between you and your beloved? No. Especially if it is your purpose or goal to be with that person. Of course, there are hills in life. Heck, sometimes there are mountains. But when life is good, it s
 
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Kwanzaa: Imani ('Faith')
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Habari Gani? Imani (ee-MAH-nee)!Day 7. January 1To believe with all our hearts in our parents, our teachers, our leaders, our people and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.When life seems to bring nothing but a string of defeats and disappointments, we've got to have faith that something good is still in store for us. With this faith, we can forge ahead and continue to put forth our be
 
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Kwanzaa: Kuumba ('Creativity')
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Habari Gani? Kuumba (koo-OOM-bah)!Day 6.  December 31Using creativity and imagination to make your communities better than what you inherited.I don't consider myself to be 'creative' in the normal sense.  I haven't written many poems in my life.  I don't create original artwork of any kind.  I don't create my own songs.   I imagine that I'm not unlike many of you.  I
 
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Happy Birthday: Alice Walker, 2/9/1944
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It always bothered me that the 'Color Purple' never received proper recognition during the Oscar ceremonies in the early 1990s. The director and actors in that flick were outstanding. Who cannot still remember when Oprah Winfrey got medieval on her husband and her father-in-law?The movie never exists if the book wasn't written first. Alice Walker was born on this date in 1944. She is an African Am
 
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OURstory: Nelson Mandela Released From Prison (Feb 11, 1990)
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On this date in 1990, Nelson Mandela was released from prison. He was (then) a South African political activist and member of the African National Congress. Still active, he had been in Robben Island prison in South Africa for 27 years.What are your thoughts on Nelson Mandela?Related articlesNelson Mandela released from prison: 1990What You Might Not Have Known About Nelson MandelaMandela: 10 thin
 
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Nigeria: May Day - NUJ Joins Call to Increase Nigerian Workers Minimum Wage - AllAfrica.com
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Nigeria: May Day - NUJ Joins Call to Increase Nigerian Workers Minimum WageAllAfrica.comThe Chairman of the Edo State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, on Sunday called for an urgent upward review of the national minimum wage. Mr. Osakwe made the observation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Auchi, as part ...and more »
 
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Transcorp seeks to revive Nigeria's moribund gas fields - Premium Times
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Premium TimesTranscorp seeks to revive Nigeria's moribund gas fieldsPremium TimesTony Elumelu, Chairman, Heirs Holdings and UBA Plc, delivering keynote address at the Enugu Investment Summit. Related News. SPDC increases gas production in Eastern Niger DeltaMarch 28, 2016. Escravos Attack: Nigerian govt. losing N471 million ...and more »
 
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Nigeria: Say No to Nuclear Energy in Nigeria - AllAfrica.com
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Nigeria: Say No to Nuclear Energy in NigeriaAllAfrica.comI read an article on April 26, 2016, in a Nigerian newspaper "Nuclear power not safe for Nigeria by Sen. Shehu Sani." I hope his voice will not be a lone voice on this issue while the citizens he is trying to protect look on. Although I don't live in ...and more »
 
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Nigeria: #occupynass - Lessons for State Governors - AllAfrica.com
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Nigeria: #occupynass - Lessons for State GovernorsAllAfrica.comIn the effervescent terrain that is Nigeria's political space, a disposition to expect anything including the unthinkable,may serve as comfort zone for any observer. That is why as some observers may be reeling from the dizzying effects of unending ...and more »
 
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