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Curious about #Kwanzaa? Use this great video resource from our pals from PBS LearningMedia and PBS Teachers to learn the ways people observe this festivity and trace back its roots to ancient African customs.
Happy Kwanzaa! Created today in 1966 to build a sense of unity between diverse African American communities, Kwanzaa is celebrated over the course of seven nights, reflecting on seven principles and seven symbols with African roots.
The first broadcast from space transmitted the now-famous images of “Earthrise,” the Earth rising over the moon’s horizon. Apollo 8 astronauts finished the broadcast, “And from the crew of Apollo 8, we close with good night, good luck, a Merry Christmas—and God bless all of you, all of you on the good Earth.” Atheists were not pleased. [ Natgeo.com Link ]