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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Wishing You a Safe & Happy Kwanzaa!

Happy Kwanzaa from our family to yours Kwanzaa Celebrations are commencing and is a celebration of family, community and culture.  This joyous holiday began on December 26 and will carry on until the 1st of January. As an African American and Pan-African holiday celebrated by millions throughout the world African community, Kwanzaa brings a cultural message

Merry Christmas to our Followers!

It is the Most Joyous Day of All – Merry Christmas! Merry Christmas to our followers! Today can be one of the most joyous and merry times of the year.  As we prepare to enjoy our holiday meal surrounded by our loved ones, please make sure to spread the holiday cheer. Each year, those of

December is Universal Human Rights Month

Support Universal Human Rights Month with Me December is Universal Human Rights Month.  Unfortunately, the struggle for human rights continues and this month of awareness strives to spread knowledge about the issue. While each culture, country, and family is unique, there is still a standard of human rights that must be recognized. Regardless of age,

The Winter Solstice is here!

The Winter Solstice Explained The Winter Solstice occurs each year in the Month of December on the 20th, 21st, 22nd, or 23rd. This unique day marks the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, and the longest day in the Southern Hemisphere, where it is known as the Summer Solstice. This year, the

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Support the Movement & Raise Awareness! In the spirit of remembrance and healing, the Sex Workers Outreach Project joins sex workers, allies and advocates from around the world in recognizing December 17, the International Day to End Violence against Sex Workers. As we approach this day, we seek to come together to remember those who

The Miracle of Hanukkah Begins Tomorrow

The First of the Eight Festive Nights Begins Tomorrow The first night of Hanukkah begins tomorrow, and the holiday continues until December 24th. That means that our Jewish friends will be taking out their menorahs and getting ready to illuminate their homes. This eight-day holiday celebratesthat light should prevail during times of darkness, purity over

Deck Your Home in Holiday Cheer & Support Poinsettia Day

Today is Poinsettia Day Those beautiful red and white flowers are starting to be placed around public buildings and within our homes to spread holiday cheer. Each year, we can celebrate Poinsettia Day on December 12th. The date marks the death of Joel Roberts Poinsett, an American botanist, physician and Minister to Mexico who in