Sakara Bey, 8, lights the Kwanzaa kinara with her father, Hakim Bey, and grandmother, Shakila Davis, on Wednesday at Mrs. Davis’ Henrico County home. The family is celebrating the third day of Kwanzaa, ujima, or collective work and responsibility.
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Shakila Davis and her family have celebrated Kwanzaa since the 1970s. And for Mrs. Davis, celebrating the African-American holiday that is now in its 50th year is as important as ever.