Inside greeting: "May the Principles of Kwanzaa strengthen you in mind, body and spirit now and throughout the coming year. Happy Kawanzaa!" (Inside upper panel: description of the 7 Principles.)
Photo is of a traditional Kwanzaa Table.
Back of card: "Kwanzaa: a Celebration of Black heritage, unity and culture. December 26 until January 1 The focus is on family, community, and history and to reflect on the Nguzo Saba or seven principles of African culture. These principles emphasize: Unity - Self-Determination - Collective Work and Responsibility - Cooperative Economics - Purpose - Creativity - Faith." .
The Seven Principles:
Umoja (Unity) To strive for and to maintain unity in the family, community, nation, and race.
Kujichagulia (Self-Determination) To define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves, and speak for ourselves.
Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility) To build and maintain our community together and make our brothers' and sisters' problems our problems, and to solve them together.
Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics) To build and maintain our own stores, shops, and businesses; to profit from them together.
Nia (Purpose) To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.
Kuumba (Creativity) To do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.
Imani (Faith) To believe with all our heart in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders, and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.
Inside Greeting, "May the Principles of Kwanzaa strengthen you in mind, body and spirit now and throughout the coming year. Happy Kawanzaa!
Cards are 5" x 7"- 8 per package.