December 26th marked the start of Kwanzaa with President Trump wishing those who celebrate the holiday “Happy Kwanzaa” via a White House official statement.
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) December 26, 2017
“Today marks the first day of Kwanzaa, a weeklong celebration of African American heritage and culture,” the president’s statement read. “Together, let us celebrate during this joyous time the richness of the past and look with hope toward a brighter future.”
“As families and friends join to light the kinara, Melania and I extend our warmest wishes for a joyful holiday season and a prosperous year to come.”