City Colleges of Chicago to Host Kwanzaa Celebration at Malcolm X College, Free and Open to the Public

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Malcolm X College has a strong history of celebrating Kwanzaa and for more than 17 years. This year’s celebration theme is Building and Sustaining Community One Principle at a Time. The event will open at 10am until 2pm on Tuesday, December 26, 2023 and continues through January 1, 2024 with the same hours. A procession and drum call will be held at noon on December 26 to kick off the event program. The event celebrating Kwanzaa is free and open to the public and all will enjoy live performances and shopping, courtesy of local artisans. Items for sale include handmade and exquisite jewelry, African clothing, art, specialty soaps and candles, more.  Performances will be given by the following; Najwa Dance Corps, Muntu Dance, Move Me Soul, Theophilus Reed, and Tony Carpenter. This event will be held on the first floor of Malcolm X College, located at 1900 W. Jackson Street in Chicago. Free parking with validation is available in Malcolm X College’s parking deck which can be accessed from Jackson Street.

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