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Sisters Uptown Bookstore to Hold 1st Annual Kwanzaa Celebration   Saturday, December 29th

“Bringing Our Youth to Our History” is the theme of the first annual Kwanzaa celebration at Sisters Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center (1942 Amsterdam Avenue) scheduled for Saturday, December 29, 2018 @ 1:00pm.  Co-hosted with Sisters Uptown Book Club, the free, family-friendly community event will include arts & crafts for children and the young at heart, spoken word, drumming, song. In addition to lighting of the kinara to honor the 7 Kwanzaa principles and a libation ceremony, attendees can participate in an African head-wrapping workshop, create Kwanzaa cards & more!  The fun & entertaining celebration which will include raffle drawings for free gifts for our youth and refreshments  will bring to life African-American history & our contribution to our communities, our nation, and our world — thereby bringing our youth to our history. Come celebrate Kwanzaa at Sisters Uptown Bookstore where you’ll also be surrounded by books & authors from across the African Diaspora! RSVP requested  here
Sister’s Uptown Bookstore and Cultural enter, Inc is located at  Amsterdam Avenue and 156th Street. Take the “A” or “C” subway to 155th Street in Manhattan. Call (212) 862-3680 or go to: www. sistersuptownbookstore.com.  For additional information, contact:luvonroberson@yahoo. com  / (917)528-1049

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New York Trend is a weekly news publication that focuses on issues and lifestyles of the African & Caribbean American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island. It is a respected and well recognized news publication that has been in existence since 1989. Owner, Publisher and Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been at the helm of this award-winning publication since its inception. New York Trend continues to be the only black woman-owned, metropolitan newspaper in New York and Long island. New York Trend is the largest black-owned newspaper throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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