Friends of JBAAR 5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration - Newark Public Library

Friends of JBAAR 5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

Thursday, December 30th 6-8PM
NPL, JBAAR | 5 Washington Street, Newark NJ

The Friends of the James Brown African American Room are having their 5th annual Kwanzaa Celebration! This year’s theme will be the 5th day of Kwanzaa: Nia! (Purpose).

Please join us for a discussion centered on Nia (“To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.”) moderated by Dr. Anasa Ma’at.

Meet the Panel:

  • Maryam Bey: Author of Broken Spirit, Let It Go Spirit, Let It Go So You Can Grow, Host & CEO Tell a Vision TV Show.
  • Larry Hamm: Human and Civil Rights Activist, Humanitarian, Public Speaker, Chairman of People’s Organization for Progress.

Free parking will be available at the Bears & Eagles Stadium Lot. Entrance located on Bridge Street.

Please note: In alignment with the City of Newark, guests will be required to show ID and proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within the last 3 days to attend the Friends of JBAAR 5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration.

Light refreshments will be served. For more information please call 973-733-5411.

Please register here by Monday, December 27th:

Click here to view the flyer.