Anticipating Kwanzaa

With the complex variety of year-end religious holidays upon us, Dr. Christopher Bell looks ahead to Kwanzaa and its relationship to seasonal observances in cultures around the world. An author and the co-founder of ADORE (A Dialogue on Race and Ethnicity), Dr. Bell lifts up the holiday as a “signpost celebration for a downtrodden people who are still struggling to attain authentic self-respect and self-efficacy.”