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Kwanzaa to rejoice African American lifestyle from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1

The Greater Columbus community celebration of Kwanzaa moves this year from the King Arts Advanced, which is undergoing renovation, to the Ohio Record Middle.

The 7-working day celebration will begin Dec. 26. The neighborhood event will run from 4 to 8 p.m. each individual day, and is a joint effort between the Ohio Historical past Link and Tawi Relatives Village.

“Tawi Relatives Village has for a lot of many years led a citywide Kwanzaa event,” reported Lyn Logan-Grimes, the African American historical past knowledge developer at the Ohio Heritage Link. “So I approached them this yr about internet hosting it below at the Ohio History Link, which is a very first for us. That is really enjoyable.”

Phyllis Ransom, who retains the situation of Elder with Tawi Relatives Village, is one particular of the main organizers of the function.