Seven Principles of Kwanzaa
The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa are:
- Umoja : Unity
Success starts with Unity. Unity of family, community, nation and race.
- Kujichagulia : Self-Determination
To be responsible for ourselves. To create your own destiny.
- Ujima : Collective work and responsibility
To build and maintain your community together. To work together to help one another within your community.
- Ujamaa : Collective
To build, maintain, and support our own stores, establishments, and businesses.
- Nia : Purpose
To restore African American people to their traditional greatness.
- Kuumba : Creativity
Using creativity and imagination to make your communities better than what you inherited.
- Imani : Faithle
Believing in our people, our families, our educators, our leaders, and the righteousness of the African American struggle.
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