Collective to hold Kwanzaa celebration, feed the need

The Brooklyn-based group, People of the Sun Middle Passage Collective, says it will hold its annual Kwanzaa celebration and Feed the Need event on Sat., Dec. 17 at the gymnasium at Medgar Evers College on Carroll Street in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

According to Jamaican-born program director, Tony Akeem, the Kwanzaa celebration will begin 6 pm, ending at 10 pm, and will feature spoken word, song and dance.

He said performances will be by Shanto, Kow Teff, Imani Dance & Drum Ensemble, among others.

Akeem said vendors will also provide “an array of items to purchase.”

“Calling for performing artists, including spoken word performers, musicians and dancers to come celebrate with us at Medgar Evers College – a momentous 50 years of Kwanzaa!” he said.

Prior to the celebration, Akeem said the Collective will host the annual Feed the Need event “for our community,” disclosing that food will be served, and clothing and children’s gifts will be distributed. This event will begin at 3 pm.

For more information, please contact: Akeem @718-659-4999; akeem[email protected]

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