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Banneker-Douglass Museum Hosts Annual Kwanzaa Celebration Virtually

Banneker-Douglass Museum Hosts Annual Kwanzaa Celebration Virtually 


Join Banneker-Douglass Museum to celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa through musical performances, games, crafts, and more! The program will include: a special percussive musical performance; Zawadi (gift making) session; a Kwanzaa feast cooking tutorial; a discussion on the importance of community and intergenerational engagement; a virtual lighting ceremony; and a “Buy Black” marketplace. 

 Sabriyah Hassan, Director of Programs, BDM
Percussive Performance: Don “Baba” Babtunde, The Last Poets
Kwanzaa Gifts (Zawadi): Director Chanel Compton
Introduction of Kwanzaa Feast and Mourning Discourse: Sabriyah Hassan
Kwanzaa Feast (Karamu): Charles Wilson, The Klassic Chef
Mourning Discourse: Nikki Brooks, Curator
Introduction of Cheryl McCleod: Sabriyah Hassan
Kwanzaa and Well-Being of the World: Lifting and Uplifting the 7 Principles:” Cheryl McLeod, Commissioner, Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture
Closing: Sabriyah Hassan

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Banneker-Douglass Museum


Friday, December 11, 2020


Streamed on the BDM WebsiteFacebook, and Youtube pages.

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