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  • U. NE Omaha celebrates Kwanza ("It's important to get away from fat white man bringing gifts")

    12/07/2004 7:07:51 PM PST · by churchillbuff · 45 replies · 1,942+ views
    unogateway ^ | Dec 7 04 | U Neb Omaha
    During the holiday season, many people are so busy rushing around worrying about buying gifts, getting the best deal and running over anyone in their path that they tend to forget what they are celebrating. On Thursday, UNO hosted its ninth annual Kwanzaa luncheon in the Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom. Keynote speaker Saidi J. Liwaru stressed the importance of Kwanzaa as an African American holiday as well as a Pan-African holiday. Kwanzaa is a time for knowing one's roots while bettering one's culture. Liwaru is the host of the Real Solutions television program. He said that the timing of...