Today’s principle for the second day of Kwanzaa is Kujichagulia or Self-Determination. Enjoy’s this great post and recipe for cinnamon frosted fig pecan scones on Kwanzaa Culinarians by Lisa Johnson.
The Kwanzaa Principle of Kujichagulia (koo-jee-cha-goo-LEE-yah) refers to self-determination. It speaks to defining ourselves, naming ourselves, creating for ourselves and speaking for ourselves.
When I decided to start blogging, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I wanted to be more disciplined about writing and figured that by having a blog, I would write on a regular basis. My email name was Anali and I decided to use it as an alias, since I wasn’t sure how this blogging thing would work out.
There was no particular theme. I just wanted a place to write about anything that I wanted and express myself without limits. I thought about what gives me the freedom to say what I want, and the First Amendment came to mind. So my blog, Anali’s First Amendment was born. Read more…