By Doshon Farad
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The daughter of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz, well-known author and educator Ilyasah Shabazz has endorsed the 10,000 Black Men’s Convention set to take place in Banneker City from April 18-22 at the historic Shiloh Baptist Church.
Following in the footsteps of her legendary parents, Ms. Shabazz has offered her complete support of the Pan-Africanist themed event that promises to assemble a dynamic team of influential black policy experts from across the African Diaspora-each offering their own unique perspectives on how Black men can secure their communities.
Shabazz –who is the author of Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X, and co-author of Growing Up X has been on the lecture circuit for the past few years. She currently teaches “American Cultural Pluralism and the Law” at John Jay College in New York City.
She is just one of many Black Women who hasbanner_facebook-620x265phone pics explicit 367 endorsed April’s event. Although the convention centers around Black Men, organizers say it will not exclude Black Women’s participation.