It was the 52nd Anniversary of Kwanzaa at St. Helena's Church in Parkchester. Nubia Leader was the Mistress of Ceremony, various holiday entrainment performed, the lighting of the Kwanzaa Candles, Parkchester 87th Assembly District Leader John Perez along with 79th Assemblyman Michael Blake (also a candidate for the vacant Public Advocate office), and lots of vendors made this a wonderful evening.
Above - The lighting of the Kwanzaa Candles by Ms. Nana Zakia.
Below - Mr. Hilliard Greene on the Bass Fiddle.
Above - Mr. King Lagee and Ms. Sarah Thomas are with event organizer Debra Oguamah.
Below - Parkchester District Leader John Perez speaks with Ms. Ogusmah.
Above - Some more entertainment.
Below - Assemblyman (and candidate for Public Advocate) Michael Blake address the large crowd.