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National Reparations Convention 2024 - Washington D.C.February 5, 2024National Reparations Convention 2024 - Washington D.C.
  • DATE: FRIDAY MAY 17 - SUNDAY MAY 19, 2024
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Washington, DC– The National Reparations Convention, organized by the Afrodescendant Nation (ADN), is set to take place from May 17th to May 19th at the historic Lincoln Temple United Church in Washington, DC. This groundbreaking event aims to unify Afrodescendants around the issues of self-determination, human rights, and reparations, fostering the development of a nation built on peace, liberty, and fair, equitable, and just laws.

ADN, a renowned organization committed to empowering Afrodescendants globally, has partnered with various sponsors to host the convention. Activists, scholars, and community leaders will gather to engage in meaningful dialogue, address historical and ongoing injustices, and advocate for reparations for Afrodescendants.

The convention will feature a distinguished lineup of speakers who will share their insights, expertise, and experiences, inspiring attendees and empowering them to reclaim their human rights and self-determination. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Attorney Malik Z. Shabazz, Co-Host and ADN National Conductor
  • Najee Muhammad, Chief Minister, Lost-Found Nation of Islam
  • Dr. Cornell West, Presidential Candidate
  • Dr. Melina Abdullah, Co-Founder, Black Lives Matter, Grass Roots, LA
  • Warrior Woman, Lakota Nation
  • Nkeichi Taifa, Founder, The Reparations Project
  • Kamm Howard, Founder, Reparations United
  • Yosef Ben Asiel, Ambassador, Hebrew Israelite Nation
  • Eric Phillips, VC CARICOM
  • Deadria Farmer Paellman, Founder, The Restitution Study Group
  • Priscilla Till, Emmett Till Family Foundation
  • Min. Najee Muhammad, Chief Minister, LFNOI
  • John Barnett, Founder, T.H.U.G. (True Healing Under God)
  • Ishmael Abdul Salaam, CEO All for Reparations and Emancipation

The convention will span three days, featuring evening sessions on Friday, May 17th, from 6 PM to 10 PM; extended sessions on Saturday, May 18th, from 12 PM to 10 PM; and afternoon sessions on Sunday, May 19th, from 3 PM to 8 PM. Attendees can expect a dynamic program that includes keynote speeches, panel discussions, workshops, and opportunities for networking and collaboration.

"It is our mission to provide a platform that fosters meaningful dialogue and empowers Afrodescendants to reclaim their human rights and self-determination," said The Honorable Silis Muhammad, CEO of ADN. "We are thrilled to have such esteemed speakers join us at the National Reparations Convention. Their insights and experiences will undoubtedly contribute to making this event impactful and transformative."

The convention will be held at the Lincoln Temple United Church, an official DC historic site located at 1701 11th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. The venue's historical significance adds to the importance of the event and serves as a reminder of the long struggle for justice and equality.

To RSVP and confirm attendance, speakers and attendees are requested to respond by [RSVP Date]. For further information about the National Reparations Convention, please contact

About Afrodescendant Nation (ADN):

Afrodescendant Nation (ADN) is dedicated to unifying Afrodescendants around the issues of self-determination, human rights, and reparations. ADN's mission is to develop a nation of peace and liberty through the establishment of fair, equitable, and just laws. The organization strives to address historical and ongoing injustices faced by Afrodescendants and work towards a more just and equitable future.

Dr. Tauheedah Bronner
Website: Afrodescendant Nation Inc.
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