Creator of Kwanzaa, Dr. Maulana Karenga comes on the show to discuss the meaning of Kwanzaa and how we can celebrate and elevate its principles in education.
(1:00- 6:48) Who is Dr. Maulana Karenga past and present?
(6:52-8:11) What is pan-Africanism?
(8:11-18:00) What inspired Dr. Karenga to be an educator
(18:24 - 25:40) Using education for collective liberation/freedom and following the ancestors
(25:45 - 39:40) What is Kwanzaa? And why did Dr. Karenga create it?
(39:40- 42:50) When the haters say Kwanzaa is a “made-up holiday”
(42:50 - 50:40) What does Kwanzaa mean to the African diaspora
(50:40- 59:44) How can educators incorporate principles of Kwanzaa in school curriculum and activities
(59:44-1:03:00) Dr. Karenga thanks Black teachers
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