Kwanzaa is an annual celebration that honors the culture and traditions of people of African origin was first celebrated in December 1966 and January 1967. It is a celebration that focuses solely on the lives of the African-American people and other people from African descent. The holiday was first proposed by Maulana Karenga to provide the people belonging to African descent a holiday to celebrate their cultural heritage and the key values of family and community.
This one dedicated holiday runs the week between Christmas and the New Year, which ends with a feast and the exchange of gifts. During the celebrations, candles are lit and libations are poured.
Below is a list of Greetings and Quotes that you can share with the fellow Americans on the eve of Kwanzaa-
Kwanzaa Celebration Messages, Quotes and Greetings
_As the time has come for the celebration of our distinguished culture, I wish you and your family a very happy Kwanzaa and also hope for your family’s safety.
_We are all equal because we are all born the same so to be treated as equal in this world it shouldn’t matter who you are, where you come from, or the color of your skin. Be proud of Kwanzaa and yourself.
_Christmas brings bundles of joy and happiness back into our lives. But let’s not forget the auspicious occasion of Kwanzaa that reminds us to be proud and celebrate who we are.
_Kwanzaa is more than just a holiday and it shouldn’t be just celebrated by the black community. So on this occasion of Kwanzaa, let’s join hands in unison and celebrate this joyous occasion.
_Diversity is our nation’s greatest strength that makes for a rich tapestry and the threads of the tapestry holds equal value for lives irrespective of our race and religion. This is what Kwanzaa is all about.
_On the eve of Kwanzaa, let’s teach our children the sense of specialness that comes from being whoever they are or want to be. I hope we honor the essence of Kwanzaa celebration.
_History has termed the black skin to be nothing but a badge of shame but slowly yet steadily the world realized that our skin is the glorious symbol of greatness. Celebrate Kwanzaa with pride in your heart.
_It’s the 21st century yet many people have set limited imaginations for black lives. We shall never feel limited by those who don’t like us for who we are. This Kwanzaa let’s celebrate being ‘us’.
_Some people will always judge us with the amount of melanin in our skin or the shape of our eyes or our gender. On the eve of Kwanzaa let’s celebrate the unique identities of each of us as human beings.
_Always remember that whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability eventually comes true for us. So this Kwanzaa, hold your head high and celebrate this lovely occasion with music and wine.
_We’ve come from sturdy peasant stock, men who picked cotton to achieving an unassailable and monumental dignity when odds were against us. Let’s commemorate our history and celebrate Kwanzaa with our loved ones.
_Kwanzaa is a spiritual celebration of life and it gives me great pleasure to wish you a delightful Kwanzaa. May you spend your day without explaining to people what Kwanzaa is.
_The time has come to pay respect to our ancestors’ struggle, strengthen our families and enlighten ourselves through the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Wish you a happy Kwanzaa ahead, friend
_The African proverb of crossing the river with a crowd and the crocodile won’t eat you is now more relevant than ever. This Kwanzaa let’s take a pledge to be in solidarity and fight racism peacefully.
_The great wealth of African culture is what that puts us in the world map. It’s time we go back to our roots and celebrate the beautiful traditions of Kwanzaa with our families and loved ones.
_Despite coming from an African culture, some of us want to dive into the mainstream and become like the ones who enslaved us. But remember Kwanzaa will always be about our history and culture.
_All we ever wanted from people was to look at us as equal. As the world is changing and so does people’s outlook towards us, let’s celebrate this positivity and equality on the eve of Kwanzaa.
_While there are lot of religious and secular celebrations but Kwanzaa is a special one as it is a spiritual celebration of African culture. So I wish you a wonderful Kwanzaa and Christmas time ahead.
_A celebration of our heritage, family and community is incomplete without being able to celebrate it together. So on the eve of Kwanzaa, I urge you to come along in unison and celebrate our lives.
_In this world of choices we’ve only got a few so make the choice of knowing our black heritage as it often inspires and can instill us with strength. I hope you honor and celebrate the traditions of Kwanzaa.
_Our life is split between the call of the Ancestors and the call of modern life. Though the equilibrium can be difficult to maintain but we can always come back to spirituality of Kwanzaa celebrations.
_Throughout our history there were many difficult times but it was faith in each other that got us through. The time of Kwanzaa is a reminder of what solidarity can achieve.
_Let the candles of Kwanzaa bring you new rays of hope and happiness in your life along with the courage and strength to fulfill your dreams. Wish you and your family an auspicious Kwanzaa.
_The celebration of Kwanza is for every American because each and every one of us makes America so great. So along with Kwanzaa, let’s celebrate the progress of our nation towards racism and inequality.
_Just like Christmas, Kwanzaa has a life of its own. It is about the spirit of all people regardless of color or race. So during this merry and joyous time, let us all celebrate a holiday of the human spirit.
_You can never know where you’re going unless you know where you’ve been. So on the eve of Kwanzaa, I urge all my African American brothers to find answers of ‘where you’ve been’.
_Don’t you ever underestimate the power of unity as just like the seven candles it can illuminate the whole world. Let’s unite once again and celebrate the joyous moment of Kwanzaa with a lovely feast.