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Kwanzaa's success depends on exacerbating consciously or unconsciously, black people's sense of alienation from Christmas. With its fat white man who delivers toys and gifts to children, Christmas simply confirms many African Americans' perception that everything in American society reinforces the idea of white supremacy.

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Source Notes: Quoted in "Dreaming of a Black Christmas," Harper's (January 1997).

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