Crystal Rose McGinnis

Educator, Writer, Performer, Volunteer

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National Association for the Education of Young Children


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December 29, 2018

Kwanzaa Night #2 (December 27th)

Kujichagulia (Self-Determination): To define ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves.

Kwanzaa Night #3 (December 28th)

Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility): To build and maintain our community together and make our br...

December 27, 2018

Tonight is the first night of Kwanzaa. The Nguzo Saba are the Seven Principles, which are based on values in African culture. The principles are spoken in Swahili and then English. Each night, a candle is lit and a the principle of that day is presented and discussed....

December 27, 2018

Kwanzaa is a holiday celebrated by African-Americans across the U.S., from December 26th - January 1st. I have personally celebrated Kwanzaa for many years and in the last few years, it has become important to me to share my celebration with others in my community. I f...

August 8, 2018

I started out on my journey to Riziki at 10:30 am with my driver John, my new “African Father”. He used the 3 ½ hour drive to teach me about the beauty and culture of Kenya. I wish I had recorded it all, but I wanted to truly be present on the drive. There was so much...

December 14, 2017


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