Day 6 of Kwanzaa: Kuumba

The sixth of seven principles is Creativity (which I personally feel is one of my gifts) to do what we can to benefit, beautify and improve our community.

BIPOC Business Wrap-Up 2019

http://vcbtheblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/BIPOC-Businesses-2019.mp4   For my last post of the year, I thought I’d highlight the businesses owned by Black and Indigenous People of Color that I’ve learned of and / or supported this year. Starting...

Day 5 of Kwanzaa: Nia

The fifth of seven principles is Purpose where we prioritize the continued building and development of our community to restore our historical greatness.

Day 4 of Kwanzaa: Ujamaa

The fourth of seven principles is Cooperative Economics; building and maintaining our own businesses and profiting therefrom to reinvest in and rebuild our communities.

Day 3 of Kwanzaa: Ujima

The third of seven principles is Collective Work and Responsibility; primary in rebuilding and maintaining our original village culture.

Day 2 of Kwanzaa: Kujichagulia

The second of seven principles is Self-Determination…how we define, name, create and speak for ourselves.  We must re-learn,  remember and reclaim our greatness as a people.  

Day 1 of Kwanzaa: Umoja

The first of the seven principles is Unity revolving around family, community, nations, race, and pride of African culture and heritage .

VKLNY2020: Stitchapalooza!

Stitchapalooza! Check out my classes and sign up quick; they fill up fast! https://www.vogueknittinglive.com/newyork2020/begin select your package first (package, class and/or marketplace ticket) scroll down to classes filter by teacher (Yvonne Tate); type my name or...

VKLNY2020: Crochet African Flower

Crochet African Flower Check out my classes and sign up quick; they fill up fast! https://www.vogueknittinglive.com/newyork2020/begin select your package first (package, class and/or marketplace ticket) scroll down to classes filter by teacher (Yvonne Tate); type my...

VKLNY2020: Bavarian Crochet

Intro to Bavarian Crochet Basics Check out my classes and sign up quick; they fill up fast! https://www.vogueknittinglive.com/newyork2020/begin select your package first (package, class and/or marketplace ticket) scroll down to classes filter by teacher (Yvonne Tate);...