Dec. 26-Jan. 1 marks the period in which the holiday Kwanzaa takes place. The problem is, Kwanzaa is a fake holiday. Here is everything you need to know about it.
The Official Kwanzaa Website claims that the holiday has roots in Africa. This is a lie. Kwanzaa was started in 1966 by a person named Maulana Karenga, whose real name is Ron Everett. Karenga gave himself the title of “maulana,” Swahili for “master teacher.” Karenga is quite the radical, as explained below.
Karenga was an extremely violent person. Karenga founded the United Slaves, a group that was the Crips to the Black Panthers’ Bloods, according to FrontPage Magazine’s Paul Mulshine. As Mulshine wrote, “In 1967, Karenga was accused of having his thugs beat up a student who asked him an impertinent question at a college forum. In 1969, US got involved in a struggle with the Black Panthers for control of the black studies program at UCLA. All involved carried guns on campus. The US guys were quicker on the draw; they killed two Panthers in a shootout at the student center.”
Karenga was also convicted for brutally torturing women, as described by the Colorado Springs Gazette:
According to a Los Angeles Times account of testimony published at the time of the trial, Karenga and the other men forced the women to remove their clothes, and beat them with an electrical cord and a karate baton. The men put a hot soldering iron in one woman’s mouth and against her face, and they squeezed one woman’s big toe in a vise, the Times reported. Karenga’s former wife, Brenda Lorraine Karenga, testified he sat on one woman’s stomach while another man forced water into her mouth through a hose, according to the Times. “Vietnamese torture is nothing compared to what I know,” Karenga allegedly told the women, the Times reported Oct. 7, 1970, shortly after Karenga’s arrest. Jones said during the trial that Karenga initiated the attacks because he suspected her and Davis of trying to poison him with “crystals.”
Karenga’s mental state was also described as “bizarre” during the sentencing, and he only served roughly four to five years in prison. He has never repented for his violent past.
Karenga was a white-hating Marxist and uses Kwanzaa to promote his odious ideology. Karenga used to be a “cultural nationalist” until converting to Marxism in 1975, supposedly a form of “moderation” for Karenga. Karenga explained that the difference between Kwanzaa’s ideology–known as Kawaida–and Marxism is that Kawaida involves the hating of whites.
“While taking the ‘best of early Chinese and Cuban socialism’ — excluding, one hopes, mass murder, forced abortions, imprisonment of homosexuals and forced labor — Karenga said Kawaida practitioners believe one’s racial identity ‘determines life conditions, life chances and self-understanding,'” writes conservative columnist Ann Coulter.
Karenga was also convicted for brutally torturing women …
Here are the seven pillars of the Kwanzaa, via The College Fix:
- Collective work and responsibility
- Cooperative economics
“That it reads like a communist manifesto is certainly obvious,” writes College Fix editor Jennifer Kabbany.
Kabbany also links to Patrick S. Poole, who points out the principle of “collective work and responsibility” is “why Masai and Zulu tribesmen still live in grass huts, wear animal skins and must walk everywhere.”
“It is a good thing that today we do not have to grow our food, build our houses and tend to our own lands,” Poole writes. “Division of labor and specialization has fueled the prosperity and progress in the West that all Africans envy. And yet it is the express denial of these important economic tools that Kwanzaa lauds.”
Poole also notes that “cooperative economics” is an obvious Marxism reference.
What’s particular ironic about Kwanzaa’s Marxist undertones is that it has become commercialized.
Karenga is currently a black studies professor at CSU Long Beach. Because being an anti-white violent Marxist makes one qualified to become a college professor, apparently.
Karenga was an FBI lackey. Coulter writes, “In what was ultimately a foolish gambit, during the madness of the ’60s, the FBI encouraged the most extreme black nationalist organizations in order to discredit and split the left. The more preposterous the group, the better.” Karenga’s US group fit exactly what the FBI wanted.