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Sunday, December 26, 2010
At Glen Burnie's Cedar and Morris Hill, the black enclave comes together to learn about Kwanzaa.
Kwanzaa is high on the agenda for Geraldine Lippman, president of the Cedar and Morris Hill Improvement Association. Lippman discussed the holiday with members at the association's Dec.14 meeting. The meeting also included the presentation of a Kwanzaa tree. "We handed out plastic balls to decorate last week," Lippman said. The idea was to get people involved in creating home-made decorations for the Kwanzaa tree. "There was no Kwanzaa when we were young," Lippman said. "But that was a different time. I grew up in the country, and there was a lot more interaction among people. The community came together and worked together." Kwanzaa—the history and observance Kwanzaa has relatively recent roots compared to other holidays around this …