Creator of Kwanzaa to Speak at Stockton Webinar Event Dec. 4

Stockton University Galloway Township campus. (Photo courtesy Stockton University)

Mualana Karenga, the creator of the pan-African cultural holiday Kwanzaa and the Nguzo Saba (The Seven Principles), will speak at a Zoom webinar as part of Stockton’s Pre-Kwanzaa celebration and Continuing the Conversation series at 4 p.m. Dec. 4 via Zoom.

Dr. Karenga is a professor and chair of the Department of Africana Studies at California State University, Long Beach. He is the author of the authoritative text titled “Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Family, Community and Culture.”

An activist-scholar, he is chair of Organization Us and the National Association of Kawaida Organizations; executive director of the African American Cultural Center and the Kawaida Institute of Pan-African Studies; and co-chair of the Black Community, Clergy and Labor Alliance, (BCCLA).

Dr. Karenga is also the author of numerous scholarly articles and books including: “Essays on Struggle: Position and Analysis,” and “Kawaida and Questions of Life and Struggle.”

Online registration for the event is required at