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For Immediate Release:
December 19, 2018

 

Bergen County Celebrates Kwanzaa

 

(Hackensack) – Last night, Bergen County held its annual celebration of Kwanzaa, the week-long holiday of community and culture celebrated by African Americans. From December 26-January 1, Kwanzaa recognizes seven core principles and culminates in feasts and gifts.

Photos from the county celebration are included below:

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The 7 principles of Kwanzaa

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Pastor Preston E. Thompson Jr. of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Englewood

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Bergen County Sheriff Anthony Cureton

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Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco

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Theodora Lacey of the Bergen County African American Advisory Committee

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Barbara Taylor-Rosser of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Delta Nu Chapter

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Dance 3Volution Dance Company

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