Last day of Kwanzaa

Updated: 01/01/2014 11:17 PM
Created: 01/01/2014 9:33 PM WHEC.com

It's final day of Kwanzaa, a seven day holiday honoring seven basic values of African culture.

Wednesday night the First Community Interfaith Institute held a Kwanzaa feast.in the auditorium at Saint John's Home on Highland Avenue.

At Wednesday night's event organizers said there would be a talk about history and culture, along with the feast.

Kwanzaa was created in 1966. The founder of the holiday was in Rochester this past Sunday and spoke at the Memorial Art Gallery.

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