2020 Cultural Holidays


December 26-January 1

Meaning “First Fruits of the Harvest” in Swahili, it was created to help participants return to the more spiritual values associated with the holiday season. 


January 20th, 2020

A celebration of the legacy, impact, and history, of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Black History


Month of February

The entire month is devoted to the diverse learning of the cultural and historical values of African-Americans. This month also commemorates significant contributions to the African-American communities of the past and present. 

Juneteenth Day


June 19, this day is a celebration of freedom from slavery and is the oldest African-American holiday. 

Black Music


Month f June

A month-long national celebration of African American musicians, singers and composers, and the contributions they have made and continue to make to the nation's musical history. President Jimmy Carter issued a decree June 7, 1979 establishing this national recognition.