Annual Kwanzaa celebration held at Wilson Library in New Haven

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Kwanzaa celebrations are underway in communities across Connecticut.

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The holiday celebrates African-American culture. It’s centered around seven core principles, some of which include family, the community, purpose, and faith.

There was a Kwanzaa festival Saturday at the Wilson Library in New Haven. Mayor Toni Harp was in attendance along with families from the New Haven area.

Kwanzaa began in December 26 and goes until January 1.

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