Kwanzaa All Year

I spent more time thinking about Kwanzaa in 2020 than I had in the entirety of my life. I learned a lot of troubling things about the man credited with creating Kwanzaa, Maulana Karenga. I also learned about the Mother of Kwanzaa Makinya Sibejo-Kouate, a woman who attended graduate school with the Karenga, helped turned Kwanzaa into a practice, and …