Hosted by Shellie Moore Guy and Ethelene Boyd, children’s activities begin at 6 p.m., and the free program begins at 7 p.m. with speakers, vendors, music, dancers and drummers.
The event honoring African-American culture is presented by Ebony Expressions, QC Empowerment Network and The Lincoln Center. There will be a Kwanzaa Feast following the program. Quad-City Black businesses and vendors are invited to participate.
Contact QC Empowerment for further information and to reserve a table (free of charge), at 563-499-5701.
The scheduled Kwanzaa speakers and topics will be:
- Ashley Harris – Unity (Umoja)
- Teresa Babers – Self Determination (Kujichagulia)
- Jarrin Williams – Collective Work and Responsibility (Ujima)
- Kit Ford – Cooperative Economics (Ujamma)
- Burl Randolph – Purpose (Nia)
- Johnnie Woods – Creativity (Kuumba)
- Rev. Dwight Ford – Faith (Imani)
There have been virtual Kwanzaa programs presented in 2020 and 2021 because of COVID. For more information about The Lincoln Center, visit its Facebook page.