Happy Birthday, Maulana Karenga

Dr. Maulana Karenga, born July 14, 1941, is an African-American professor of Africana Studies, activist and author, best known as the creator of the pan-African and African-American holiday of Kwanzaa. Karenga was a major figure in the Black Power movement of the 1960s and 1970s and co-founded with Hakim Jamal the Black nationalism and social change organization US.

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