This Chart Will Detail Everything You Need to Know About Kwanzaa

 - Dec 15, 2012
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Finding out everything you need to know about Kwanzaa can be easily identified with this handy infographic.

Starting off with the number of people who recognize the holiday in the United States, roughly five million people will take the time to celebrate this holiday season. Next up, the symbols of Kwanzaa are plainly laid out and identified: the mkeka is a straw mat that the holiday rests on, kinara is a candle holder that represents the origins of the African people, muhindi are ears of corn to recognize children of the stalk and zawadi is a bowl of fruit that represents the fruits of African labor.

Traditional decorations, foods and gifts are detailed as being vibrant in nature and color with children paying respect to their elders as standard practice during Kwanzaa.