Tag: Kwanzaa

Roberson, Harris team up for night 7 Kwanzaa ceremony

Evan Roberson, a sixth grader at Parker Junior High, and Flossmoor resident Leonard Harris teamed up on Jan. 1 to handle the ceremonial duties for the last night of Kwanzaa. Stephanie Wright, Flossmoor community engagement manager, introduced Evan, who was honored by Mayor Michelle Nelson and the Board of Trustees in June[Read More…]

Gregory and Kathleen Mitchell light two candles on the kinara, one black and one red, on the second night of Kwanzaa, as their mother Kimberly watches at Flossmoor Park. (Bill Jones/H-F Chronicle)

Flossmoor’s Mitchell family lights kinara on Night 2 of Kwanzaa, celebrating self-determination

During the second night of Flossmoor’s public celebration of Kwanzaa, the Principle being celebrated was Kujichagulia, or Self-Determination. And Mayor Michelle Nelson said she was happy the village’s Mitchell family was there to lead the festivities on Tuesday, Dec. 27. “I’m so honored that you would pick this night, because[Read More…]

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