Spirit of Umoja
Original Airdate: 12/27/1973
Afro-Americans - Attitudes
Afro-Americans - Folklore
Public Affairs: Current Events
Brother Blue (Dr. Hugh Morgan Hill)
St. Joseph's Community School
Program focuses on the meaning and celebration of Kwanzaa, the African celebration of first fruits. Segments include "man on the street" interviews conducted by two middle school students (who ask shoppers if they know what Kwanzaa is), in-studio performances by the St. Joseph's Community School Junior and Senior Choirs, a Kwanzaa question-and-answer session with Brother Imara, an in-studio Kwanzaa ceremony; and performances of the folktales "Thunder and Lightning" and "Why God Lives in the Sky" by storyteller Brother Blue (Dr. Hugh Morgan Hill).
St. Joseph's Junior Choir (musical group)
St. Joseph's Senior Choir (musical group)
Brother Blue (story teller)
Henry Johnson (filmmaker)
Huntley Nicholas, Jr. (film sound)
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