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Abolition Today

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Hosted by Max Parthas and Yusuf Hassan, Abolition today is a weekly online radio program with specific focus on modern slavery as it is practiced through the 13th amendment of the US constitution and by private for-profit prisons worldwide. Airs live Sundays 7PM EST. 4PM PST and 5 Central.

On-Demand Episodes

It's our 1st episode of Black August 2022. Martin Luther King Jr. warned that we face 3 evils in the world. Racism, Poverty, and War. In the 50 plus years since his assassination, racism has returned to its roots of forced bondage. Rebuilding a... more

3 Abolitionist Yankees met in Sumter South Carolina... it's not the start of a joke. It's today's reality. Max, Yusuf, and Tag will be broadcasting live from the Paul Cuffee Abolitionist center in Sumter, SC. With that in mind, we're going to talk... more

Max is back, +1. If you know you know. This week we're calling out the blatant hypocrisy of US elected officials. Frankly, we're sick and tired of it. It's the same old song over and over. Everything is called slavery BUT slavery. A... more

While Max is away, Yusuf will be joined by guest co-hosts Tag Harmon and Jean'na Kenney. We'll have a candid discussion about the forgotten and most times ignored history that 40% of the enslavers were white women. We'll... more

This is a special episode. We'll be joined by Shifa Rahman and Brian Palmer of the Convict Leasing and Labor Project and Savannah Eldrige of the Abolish Slavery National Network. The mission of the Convict Leasing and Labor Project... more

Max and Yusuf are traveling this week to continue fighting the good fight of ending slavery. Enjoy a rebroadcast of our 4th of July broadcast from last year. We'll be back July 10, 2022 God-willing with a new LIVE broadcast. "Slavery... more

FREEDOM FEST 2022 kicks off at Grant Park in Atlanta, GA on July 2nd. This week we'll be joined by the activist, slavery abolitionist, and creator of Freedom Fest Damita Bishop. Damita is also the founder of Fighting Against... more

We're broadcasting live from the birthplace of the slavery exception clause! From June 18th through 21st, the abolitionist crew are rolling into the grand-daddy of all exception clauses, Vermont, for Juneteenth events. With Curtis Davis, Tribal... more

In every sense this episode is going to be a master class on the how, what, who, when, why, and where of contemporary constitutional slavery. On 6/15/2022 The ACLU National releases the full 170 page bombshell report titled: Captive Labor... more