Bakari Sanyu, director of Sankofa Collective and one of his students, Jordyn Hill, stopped by Sunrise to talk about the annual Kwanzaa celebration in town.
Kwanzaa is a celebration of family, community and culture. It occurs for 7 days beginning on Tuesday, Dec. 26.
The event is next Wednesday, Dec. 27, from 1 until 5 p.m. at thr Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center located at 1000 Owens Street in Bakersfield.
The event is free.