PHOTO GALLERY: Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center holds early Kwanzaa celebration

Thursday, December 1, 2011 | 10:12 p.m. CST
Freshman Hannah Alexander sings during an early Kwanzaa celebration on Thursday at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. The African American and Pan-African holiday has 7 principles and emphasizes family, community and culture.

COLUMBIA — The Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center held an early Kwanzaa celebration on Thursday. The event featured a presentation of the seven principles of Kwanzaa, a gospel choir and steel drum performance. Kwanzaa begins Dec. 26 and ends Jan. 1.


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