Shabazz said that taking his place will be NBPP National Chief of Staff Hashim Nzinga. He also mentioned that he will be forming a transitional team to ease the changing of leadership during this time.
Although Shabazz does not plan to hold any other leadership positions within the organization, he stated that he will still remain affiliated with the group and serve as its legal and spiritual adviser.
Addendum: Other notes about Shabazz –
Shabazz is an attorney, educated at Howard University. He is also the national president of Black Lawyers for Justice. He was born in 1966 as Paris Lewis. In 1998, he was recognized as the “Young Lawyer of the Year” by the National Bar Association.