Where did the holiday, Kwanzaa, originate?

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Curious about the origins of Kwanzaa? Take a guess where this holiday started from the list below and then scroll down for the answer!

a) The United States

b) Egypt

c) Kenya

d) Mozambique

e) South Africa

Where did Kwanzaa originate?

Kwanzaa celebration items (Photo purchased from istockphoto.com)












a) The United States

Although Kwanzaa is based on ancient and modern celebrations in Egypt and Southeastern Africa, the Kwanzaa holiday as we know it originated in the United States in 1966. Learn more about Kwanzaa from The Official Kwanzaa Website.

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  1. JAMES SINGER says

    FAKE made-up holiday created by a Black Extremist who was in prison.

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