50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE
The 2022 event has been postponed due the water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi.
"Unity Without Uniformity"
JOIN US TO HELP CREATE A BLACK AGENDA.
The 2022 National Black Political Convention will host delegations from across the country and diaspora including leaders from countries in Africa and the Caribbean.
The first National Black Political Convention (also known as the Gary Convention) was held March 10 to March 12, 1972, in Gary, Indiana. Approximately 10,000 African-Americans gathered to discuss, debate, and advocate for Black people in the United States. This October 28th - October 30th, hosted in Newark at Essex County College, the National Black Political Convention returns, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1972 Gary Convention.
40+ WORKSHOPS ON PRIORITY ISSUES.
During the gathering, attendees will discuss “Priority Issues” which are defined as problems/concerns/needs that most Black people identify as core to improving our quality of life and/or moving us closer towards our liberation.
Thank You For Your Support of the 2022 NBPC!
Our Community Organization Supporters
The 2022 NBPC would like to recognize one of our original incorporators, April R. Silver, Founder and CEO of AKILA WORKSONGS and former Board Member Bashir Muhammad Ptah Akinyele.