The History and Traditions of Kwanzaa A Kwanzaa kahoot highlighting the history and traditions of this African American holiday. 10 Questions by History_by_Kahoot 12/07/2017 answers Play N/A plays In what year did the holiday of Kwanzaa begin? 1946 1966 1872 1898 What event caused Dr. Maulana Karenga to want to bring the African-American community together? the Watts riots in Los Angeles the riots in Newark, New Jersey the Harlem riot in New York City the racial tensions in Tulsa, Oklahoma What elements did Dr. Karenga combine together to form the celebration of Kwanzaa? He took elements from various Christmas traditions. He researched ancient traditions of various religions. He included different parts of African harvest celebrations. He included elements from both the Ashanti and the Zulu. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.