Kwanzaa is observed in the United States from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1.
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Sunday, December 30, 2012
The seven-day festival of Kwanzaa, which celebrates African-American heritage and culture ends Tuesday, Jan. 1. Here are some facts about the week-long holiday. Tell Us: Do you have any facts about Kwanzaa or Kwanzaa-related events that you would like to share? Write them in the comments section below. This list was compiled with information from City News Service. Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here .
Have you trimmed your spending because of the economy or has good fortune enabled you to spend more?
Many of you might already be done with your holiday shopping. Still others might be waiting for even better deals that sometimes pop up prior to Christmas. But how does your spending compare to prior holiday seasons? Those who have lost jobs due to the economy, who feel their jobs might be threatened or who have suffered other setbacks might be a little tighter with the purse strings than someone who just got that promotion. With Black Friday and Small Business Saturday over, and Cyber Monday waiting for a business surge tomorrow, you should have a pretty good handle on your 2012 holiday budget. So how much do you plan to spend this holiday season? Let us know by voting in our poll. And tell us in the comments section why you are spending …