Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration that honors our African heritage, family, community and culture and if you're unfamiliar with the celebration, you can learn more about it starting December 27th in Killeen.

The annual Kwanzaa Celebration of family, community and culture will take place at The Moss Rose Community Center nightly at 7:00 PM hosted by the Songhai Bamboo Roots. The 4 day event will feature speakers, drumming, dancing, vendors and more plus you'll get an opportunity to learn about the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa:

  • Umoja (Unity)
  • Kujichagulia (Self-Determination)
  • Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility)
  • Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics)
  • Nia (Purpose)
  • Kuumba (Creativity)
  • Imani (Faith)

The Moss Rose Community Center is located at 1103 E. Ave. E in Killeen. For more information visit

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