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Kwanzaa (1981)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-12-24

Duration: 00:06:43

Subjects: Holidays | African Americans | Kwanzaa


  • Sexton, Sharon Elizabeth Host
  • Sababu, Ngwazi Speaker
  • Liggins, Akil Keith Speaker
  • Hubbard, Nailah Sharon Speaker
  • Sababu, Anana Speaker
  • Davis, Glenda Speaker
  • Miles, Melvin Speaker
  • Jaribu, Jumane Speaker


This segment from the December 24, 1981, episode of the series “Folks” features Sharon Elizabeth Sexton’s report on Kwanzaa, an African American holiday that is observed from December 26th through January 1st. It features members of AMSHA teaching a class of children at the Institute for Social and Educational Development about the values of Kwanzaa.