Date: Memorial Day Weekend, Friday, May 28th- Monday, May 31st, 2010
Why a Black Power Convention?
With growing national frustrations over Black unemployment, inner city violence, jails and prisons, poor health, poor education/schools, racism, police abuse and self-genocide, the time is right for a Black Power Convention. Africa and Black Peoples worldwide are threatened with extinction if the right decisions are not made by this generation of leadership. If we don’t organize and unite the forces of evil will prey upon us and eliminate us. Black organizations and leaders of every stripe and persuasion will be in attendance at this Convention to offer leadership, guidance and on-going solutions to our people whose very survival is at stake in this hour. What makes the Black Power Convention 2010 unique and attractive is the strength of the agenda and the diversity its participants and presenters.
“If we do not see the handwriting on the wall and organize like never before we will certainly be destroyed.” Dr. Malik Zulu Shabazz, Esq.- Convener
There will be no better place in 2010 than the Black Power Convention for learning, networking and organizing. If you are for acquiring knowledge and support for your issues and causes- this Convention is for you. New leadership that is not normally heard from will be present. Real solutions and paths to progress will emerge from this historic summit of united leadership. The 2009 Black Power Conference at Mike Roberts Crowne Plaza Marriott in Marietta , GA was a great success. The Black Power Convention at Historic Morris Brown College in Atlanta will take us to a new level in organized struggle, development and resistance.
What Makes The Black Power Convention Unique?
The National Black Power Convention is unique and forceful because it is organized from a different construct than most African American conferences or political conventions. The convention and its presenters will gather under the general liberation and philosophical approach given to us by Malcolm X, Marcus Garvey, Elijah Muhammad, Harriet Tubman, Fannie Lou Hamer, Kwame Ture (Stokley Carmichael) , Adam Clayton Powell, Kwame Nkrumah, Dr. Khallid Muhammad and other race first advocates. Convention presenters and participants will offer expert advice and chart a progressive, even revolutionary agenda to better the lives of our people. The workshops and forums, which are taught by leading experts in their field, are detailed, highly informative and well organized.
Seasoned front line veterans Attorney Malik Zulu Shabazz and Minister Hashim A. Nzinga combine collective efforts to bring a unified force of organizations and leaders together based on sound principles. Attorney Shabazz has been organizing heavily and consistently for 20 years since he was a student revolutionary at Howard University . Shabazz has spread and spearheaded the New Black Panther Party worldwide and put in consistent good work in the legal arena via Black Lawyers For Justice. Minister Hashim serves as the National Chief of Staff of the NBPP and has extensive experience in the entertainment field. Brother Hashim has been a solid activist for decades and also heads up Youth Saving Youth. Both Attorney Shabazz and Minister Nzinga were helpers and students of the immortal Honorable Dr. Khallid Abdul Muhammad.
Morris Brown College
643 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Historic AU Center in Atlanta
Phones: (404) 424-3560 (202) 397-4577
Black Power Convention 2010 Confirmed Speakers and Delegates as of 5/3/2010
Attorney Malik Zulu Shabazz- Convener (NBPP/BLFJ)
Dr. Michael Roberts- The Roberts Group, CEO
Hon. Cynthia McKinney- Congresswoman
Minister Hashim Nzinga – Co-Convener
DJ Greg Street V-103 Radio
Tim Reid- Producer
Dr. Khalid Tariq Al-Mansour- Conscious Author- Entrepreneur
Warren Ballentine- National Radio Host
Dr. Leonard Jeffries (Warrior Historian -CUNY)
Dr. Wesley Muhammad (Author/ Lecturer)
N’COBRA/ Chairwoman Njeree Alghanee
Chairman Omali Yeshitela- African Peoples Socialist Party
Andre 3000- Outkast
Janice L. Mathis, Esq. – Rainbow PUSH, Executive Director
Kenny Gamble- Black Music Legend
Bob Brown-All African People’s Revolutionary Party(GC)
Chairman Kofi Taharka- National Black United Front
T. Rodgers-Bloods Gang Co- Founder
Hon. Chokwe Lumumba- Councilman (Jackson, Miss)
Danny Bakewell, Sr.- President, NNPA
Judge Glenda Hatchett
Dr. Farrah Gray- Author- Young Entrepreneur
Warrior Woman and Chief Ernie Longwalker- Indigenous
Professor Griff- Public Enemy
Agricultural Nation of Black Farmers
Dr. Comer Cottrell- Pro Line Founder
Nation of Islam (ALL)
World African Diaspora Union (WADU)
UNIA-ACL/ Pres-General Senghor Baye
Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan (Exclusive Pre-Recorded Message)
Councilman Divine Allah- Trenton, NJ
Raymond Joseph – Haitian Ambassador
Pastor Ted Sutton- Baltimore Youth Activist
Original Black Panther Party Members
Minister Abdul Rahman – NOI Legend
Imam Akbar Bilaal- NBPP
Mukassa Ricks- Black Power Legend
5% Nation of God’s and Earths
December 12th Movement
Malcolm X Grassroots Movement
Ambassador Hughie Rose/ NBPP England
President Kemi Seba- NBPP France
Sister Kadijah Shakur – Direct Haiti report
Mumia Abu Jamal’s Supporters
Nuwaubian Nation/ Supporters of Baba Malachi Z. York 33/720
Guy A. Sims- Creators – Brotherman Comics.
Imam Jamil Al Amin’s Supporters
Councilman Joseph Champagne, Esq. (BLFJ)
Representatives From Zimbabwe
Norfolk- Hampton Roads, VA Activists
Millions More Movement (MMM)
National Action Network ( NAN )
Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
Drew X- ( Dallas , TX ), Faakhira Shabazz ( Midland TX ), Chawn Kweli ( Louisville , KY ), Hannibal Rushadeen (NY), King Samir Shabazz (Phila)
Minister Najee Muhammad, Chairman Will X ( Atlanta ), Amirah Sankofa ( St Louis ), Hugo Oklahoma Activists
and others tba
Sponsors: Black Lawyers for Justice (BLFJ) , New Black Panther Party (NBPP) Youth Saving Youth (YSY), DJ Greg Street V -103 Radio
Youth- Student Activists, Political Prisoner Advocates , Hip Hop Activists, Anti- Gentrification Activists, Reparations Activists, Anti -Violence -Gang Activists, Police Brutality Activists, Black Nationalists, Pan Africanists, Civil- Human Rights Activists, Self Defense Trainers, Education Advocates, Health Advocates And Organizers Of Every Stripe Will All Be In One Place At The Same Time. This Convention is a Must for Serious Organizers.
Black Power Convention General Schedule:
Friday May 28th 12:00 Noon- Registration Begins
1:00– 5:00 Black Power Film Fest
5:00 pm Opening Ceremonies
5:00- 10:00pm- Mass Teach In from key leaders and scholars
Saturday May 29th 10:00 am- 5:00 pm – Workshops and Forums
5:00pm – 10:00 pm – Mass Leadership Rally
Sunday May 30th 10:00 am -5:00pm- Workshops and Forums
5:00pm – 10:00 pm – Mass Leadership Rally
Monday May 31st 12:00 noon- 7:00pm YOUTH POWER DAY-
Black Family Celebration
A more detailed agenda for the convention will be available on Thursday May 6, 2010.
Please check www.blackpowerconvention.org for specific information on workshops, forums, services and addresses by key figures.
Registration Fees (new)
Pre-registration available on-line through paypal atwww.blackpowerconvention.org
Daily Rates: $10 per day
$40 General Admission (4-Day Pass – $50 at the door)
$35.00 Student -Youth
$75 VIP All-Access ($100 at the door)
We advise you to buy your tickets now before this convention sells out.
Vendors : $200 4-Day Weekend Vendors Fee
Venues and Lodging
Discount and Group rates for the convention are available through the Castleberry Inn & Suites and Roberts Crowne Plaza Hotel . Both are Black owned establishments.
Roberts Crowne Plaza Hotel
1775 Parkway Place SE
Marietta, GA 30067
Speak with Nikki Barjon for group rates.
Castleberry Inn & Suites
186 Northside Dr. SW
Atlanta, GA 30313
Speak with Lisa Guiles for group rates.
Phone: 404.893.4663 ext.7129
(404) 424-3560 contact NBPC Headquarters.