Kwanzaa’s 50th celebration begins with focus on unity

Today is the start of the week long cultural celebration of Kwanzaa.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Kwanzaa which focuses on seven main principles.

Today’s principle is UMOJA which means UNITY. Music and dance performances are also a big part of the Kwanzaa Celebrations.

Joining us this morning is drummer, Amos Gabia, a teacher at the Third Street Music School.

Joining us this morning is drummer Amos Gabia, a teacher at the Third Street Music School. He's also joined by dancers from the Ailey Extension Dance School

For Tickets to Alvin Ailey Performances through Dec. 31 at New York City Center: http://www.alvinailey.org

For Information Dance & Fitness Classes for everyone: http://www.aileyextension.com

Those who see an Ailey performance can bring their ticket to the Ailey Extension and try their first class for free.

Amos Kwaku Gabia – West African Drummer: Facebook.com/ekomefemo