10 Delicious Kwanzaa Foods for a Festive Feast

The holiday of Kwanzaa, celebrated from December 26 to January 1, was first created by Maulana Ron Karenga in 1966 to celebrate African American history, values, family, community and culture. During the week of Kwanzaa, families and communities come together to light the kinara, share a feast called the karamu, honor ancestors and celebrate African and African American culture. As with most cultural traditions, food plays a major role in the festivities. These are the top 10 most common dishes found during Kwanzaa celebrations!

Madyn Godfrey
by Madyn Godfrey