Table of contents for African-American holiday traditions : celebrating with passion, style, and grace / Antoinette Broussard.


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1   The Lure of the Season                                  3
2   'Tis the Season                                        19
3   Christmas Pleasures, Christmas Treasures               38
4   Holiday Decorating, Our Way                            50
5   Keeping in Touch via Year-End Correspondence           70
6   Spiritual Renewal and Religious Observance             76
7   Holiday Recipes                                        94
8   Christmas Eve and Christmas Day                       119
9   The Kwanzaa Celebration and Buffet                    142
10   Observing Ramadan                                     155
11   New Year's Eve and Day                                163
12   The African Renaissance Comes Home                    174
13   Let the Good Times Roll, It's Mardi Gras              185
14   When Easter Comes Around                              194
15   Cotillions, Beautillions, and More Great Party Ideas  207
16   Juneteenth-A Celebration of Our Legacy                221








Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: African Americans Social life and customs, Holidays United States, Entertaining United States, African American cookery, African Americans Biography Anecdotes