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What is Kwanzaa? What Kanye West Posted on Instagram About Black Festival


Kanye West has remained in the discussion ever since he parted ways with Kim Kardashian. Recently, Kanye is slamming the Kardashian family and Adidas. Well, along with that, he has also declared war on Sierra Canyon School. Taking to Instagram, the singer shared a post in which he questioned why the educational teaches Kwanzaa to “black kids”. Let us add that this comes after West seemingly claimed that he did not get to choose where his children get educated. The post has now been deleted from the platform. Check further details here.


Sharing the post on September 1, 2022, Kanye wrote that they teach black kids Kwanzaa at Sierra Canyon What the f**k is Kwanzaa and who made that shi* up. He added that everyone lives in LA for the check anyway so no one really cares about their children being indoctrinated. Writing further, Kanye added that if he can get blocked by Mark again. For those unversed, he was referring to the founder of Meta, Mark Zuckerberg.

In addition, he also owns Instagram. You must be wondering what this Kwanza even mean and why is it trending everywhere. According to reports, Kwanzaa is a holiday that takes place from December 26 to January 1. It is mainly celebrated in the United States and the holiday celebrates African family and social values. Sources confirm that it was in 1966 when the festival was first celebrated. Maulana Karenge coined the term. He was an African studies professor from California State University.

From the Swahili phrase “matunda ya kwanza”, Karenga borrowed the word “kwanza”. Kwanzaa in itself is not a Swahili word. To add, each day of the celebration is dedicated to one of the Kwanzaa principles.¬†Besides, the holiday has seven symbols including nuts, fruits, vegetables, a candle holder, maize, a straw hat, and a communal cup that represents unity. It also has seven candles in red, black, and green which represent Africa.

On each day of the festival, one’s family unites to light one of the candles in the candleholder and then they all discuss the principle assigned to the day. The Instagram post that has now been deleted was uploaded on September 1. The rapper claimed that his children go to Donda and not Sierra Canyon School. Let us add that Kanye shares four kids, Saint, Psalm, North, and Chicago. Stay tuned to this space for more updates and the latest news trending on the internet.


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