Ald. Milele Coggs
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Alderwoman Coggs invites residents to Kwanzaa celebration tomorrow

Milwaukee Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs invites residents to a Kwanzaa celebration tomorrow, December 28 at 12:00 p.m. in the City Hall rotunda.

By - Dec 27th, 2012 06:25 pm

Milwaukee Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs invites residents to a Kwanzaa celebration tomorrow, December 28 at 12:00 p.m. in the City Hall rotunda.

Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration that honors ancient and living cultural tradition, reflecting the best of African thought and practice in its reaffirmation of the dignity of the human person in community and culture, the well-being of family and community, the integrity of the environment and our kinship with it, and the rich resource and meaning of
a people’s culture. It is observed from December 26 to January 1.

Everyone is welcome to partake in the City Hall festivities Friday, the third day of Kwanzaa which recognizes Ujima (collective work & responsibility). The festivities will include music, dance, spoken word and culture-centered art.

The event is being hosted by Benjamin Watson, with opening remarks and libation by Dr. Nathaniel Stampley and Oshi Adelabu, Shemak Hotep/Queen Mother of Ausar Auset Society. There will also be drumming by Dr. Cecil Austin and performances by Adekola Adedapo, Black Art, Viva Fidel, Gat Turner, Shear, Rakhi, Niya, and Adila Winston,
Teju Ologboni, Kareem Benson and others.

Friday’s City Hall Kwanzaa celebration is sponsored by Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs.

What: City Hall Kwanzaa celebration

When: December 28th 2012, 12:00 p.m.

Where: City Hall rotunda, 200 E. Wells St.

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