(WSVN) – It is the star of Kwanzaa, which lasts for seven days.
Families and communities come together to celebrate African-American culture, share a feast and honor ancestors.
Each day, they light a candle to highlight one of the seven principles of Kwanzaa, which includes unity, self-determination, purpose and collective responsibility.
They also do various activities such as reciting the sayings or writings of great Black thinkers, recite original poetry and African drumming.
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