KWANZAA 2015: Energize, Recognize!, NYC

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Affair: KWANZAA 2015: Energize, Recognize!

When: Sunday, December 27, 2015 @ 12PM


Deets: Dubbed the “World’s Greatest Entertainer” and “the human beat box” for his unrivaled ability to rock a crowd, Harlem native Doug E. Fresh rings in the new year at the Museum’s 37th annual Kwanzaa spectacular. Artistic Director of Yaffa Cultural Arts Linda Humes with master drummers Sanga of the Valley and LeeAnet Noble, following a special opening by the Harlem School of the Arts, guides us through a joyous holiday that celebrates the African roots of the African-American community, drawing on seven universal principles. Award-winning filmmaker MK Asante introduces his landmark movie The Black Candle: A Kwanzaa Celebration, followed by a musical tribute to the film’s narrator, Dr. Maya Angelou. Q&A to follow with Asante and Jamilah Lemieux, Senior Editor of EBONY Magazine.

Who You May Spot: Doug E. Fresh

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