DuSable celebrates Kwanzaa

Staff Writer

This weekend, the DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., begins its annual celebration of Kwanzaa.

The festivities begin at noon on Saturday, Dec. 26, in the museum’s Illinois Black Legislators Auditorium (ILBA) with celebration of umoja, which means unity.

The celebrations will continue on Sunday, in the IBLA, and Tuesday and Wednesday, in the Ames Auditorium. Each day’s events start at noon.

The multi-day celebration will have music and include speakers such as Mansont Kulubally, Amen Rah, Dr. Timuel Black, Kamm Howard, Valgrey Ward and Useni Perkins.

DuSable’s Kwanzaa events are free and open to the public. For more information, visit dusablemuseum.org or call 773-947-0600 ext. 225.