Washington D.C Kwanzaa will be celebrated in the new 'multi-colored' house next year.
In keeping with his theme throughout his campaign, that 'change is coming', President -elect Barack Obama announced change yesterday. Kwanzaa will be celebrated in the newly renamed Multicolored House.
Kwanzaa, a here to fore now, made up race holiday, celebrates black pride in community and family, is celebrated for 7 days around December 25, (Christmas) every year.
Created in 1966, in the midst of Black Freedom movement, it concentrates on cultural reaffirmation of African heritage and family community, involvement.
President-elect Obama will assist in the decorating of the new national basketball hoop to be erected in on the former "white house" house lawn. First Lady Michelle Obama will turn on the ceremonial lighted clock and scoreboard.
The Obama children, Malia and Sasha, are not to taken to the idea.
"What? Like we don't get no gifts? Cause why? Cause there ain't no black Santa Claus? What a rip, " one was heard to say after the first lady explained the 'change'.
"Don't worry, Daddy can just make one," the other assured.
Civil servants, including government workers, both city and town employees rejoiced in the fact they'll have another paid holiday.
"I hope weeze get the whole seven day celebration off wit pay, gives me time to get 'n touch wit my roots, I gots lots of roots", said postal worker Clarence G. as he laughed.
Currant White House spokesman said, "Oh well, change is coming, this year be the last time Bing Crosby's song is heard in the halls. 'I'm dreaming of a White Christmas'."