The principle of Ujamaa-Cooperative economics, to build and maintain our own stores, shops and other businesses and profit from them together, is one that has been ever present in my thoughts and in my search to convert thoughts to actions I have begun the journey in earnest. A while back, a few years, there were … Continue reading
The celebration of Kwanzaa has been an important tradition in my family for several years. In this article, I will discuss its historical development in my own family and why I believe it to be a significant milestone in the reclamation and restoration of African and African American history and culture. My wife and I … Continue reading
Hiring a community focus caterer is within the principle of Ujamaa. The following are a few caterers to call for your next special event.
As fellow Kwanzaa Culinarians, we raise our forks in agreement that there’s more to food than meets the stomach. Good food solidifies bonds, starts businesses and builds community. When we launched Majani Catering in November, Ujamaa was embraced as a collective consciousness we wanted our company to become synonymous with. During the holiday season families … Continue reading
Seletta “Luna” Raven lives in Oakland, California. She is the woman and spirit behind Luna’s Kitchen Magic. In her own space, Luna shares the foods that resonate with herself and loved ones whom reap the benefits of her cooking. Today, she shares her views on Ujamaa, or cooperative economics. My family has never celebrated Kwanzaa. … Continue reading