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Issues and programs for the World African Community

Dr. Maulana Karenga because of weather conditions in New York City, was unable to present his yearly Kwanzaa lecture will return to Brooklyn on Friday, January 7th to lecture.

His lecture is entitled “Moving into a New Year and Decade with a Transformative Agenda: Progressive Issues and Programs for the World African Community.”

Dr. Karenga is Professor of Africana Studies at California State University at Long Beach. He is also chair of the Organization Us and the National Association of Kawaida Organizatios. He has been an activist scholar since the 60’s. The Creator of Kwanzaa, Kawaida Theory and the Nguzo Saba (the Seven Principles). He is the author of numerous books, some including Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Family, Community and Struggle” and “Introduction to Black Studies.” Recently a biographical sketch of his intellectual process was written on him by Temple University Professor Molefi Asante, titled “Maulana Karenga: An Intellectual Portrait.” Dr. Karenga has earned two Ph.Ds, one in social ethics and the other in political science.

This event will take place at Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton St., in Brooklyn from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. A donation is requested .

For further information call (718) 789-3264 or email

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