EAST POINT, Ga. - The holiday season continues with Kwanzaa kicking off Thursday.
The Celebration at the Arts Xchange Center in East Point marked the event.
Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration of African heritage. Each of the seven days is guided by a principle.
Participants shared food, enjoyed dance performances and live drumming as they honored the first principle - Umoja - which means “unity” in Swahili.
Kwanzaa runs through January 1.