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National Reparations Self Determination Teach-In Assembles Reparations Leaders Across the DiasporaNovember 20, 2023National Reparations Self Determination Teach-In Assembles Reparations Leaders Across the Diaspora

History was made on November 12, 2023, when the Afrodescendant Nation gathered Reparations activists across the country and diaspora to voice their support for Reparations and Self-Determination.

This virtual event comes after the National Reparations Convention was held at Georgia State University on October 7 and 8, 2023 when scholars, activists and students gathered to lend their support for Reparations and Self Determination .

Pioneers in the Reparations movement the Honorable Silis Muhammad and his wife Attorney Harriet Abubakr gave the history of their 17-year battle in the United Nations to establish an international identity for slave descendants throughout the Diaspora.

Attorney Malik Zulu Shabazz, the newly appointed 'Conductor' of the Reparations Movement and attorney for 2 Black men who were beaten, tortured and tormented, by Rankin County Sheriff's deputies, served as moderator.

Activists from N'COBRA (National Coalition for Black Reparations in America), Reparations United, and a host of others lent their support for this just cause.

Melina Abdullah, the founder of Black Lives Matter Grassroots, which was born after Trayvon Martin's killing detailed the distinction between her organization and other groups that call themselves Black Lives Matter.

“There is a concerted effort to derail our work and good name she said. “She went on to explain that others calling themselves 'Black Lives Matter' are actually paid consultants getting millions of dollars for themselves.

“Black Lives Matter Grassroots is demanding complete freedom and is determined to get Reparations and Self Determination,” she stated.

Present, was Priscilla Till, relative of Emmett Till, the 14 year old teenager who was murdered in 1955 for allegedly whistling at a white woman, Carolyn Bryant, who later said that she lied to her husband about the whistling incident.

Priscilla Till told the audience that nothing has changed in Mississippi in the 68 years since Emmett Till's lynching. Muhammad Speaks has learned that recently a 25-year-old Black man Rasheem Carter, reported to the Taylorville Police Department in Mississippi twice that he was being followed by white men in a pickup truck.

He was found with his skull split in two and other body parts strown across the woods, and the Taylorville Police Department claim that no foul play was involved.

It appears in their minds, homicide is fair play when it is committed against a Black man. According to MSNBC the body parts were found not far from the Taylorville Police Station.

Dr. Akilah Mukarram, President of the Afrodescendant Nation said it is her goal for the Afrodescendant Nation to have the 194th seat in the United Nations.

Conductor, Malik Zulu Shabazz gave special thanks to Dr. Tauheedah Bronner for her tireless efforts in coordinating the event. Dr. Bronner also spearheaded the National Reparations Conference in Atlanta, Georgia held in Atlanta, Georgia on October 7, 2023,

The Reparations and Self Determination Teach-in can be seen on YouTube