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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. abolitiontoday.org Abolition Today is currently on hiatus for 2024. In his capacity as national campaign coordinator for the Abolish Slavery National network, our host, Max Parthas is currently assisting 18 states and DC with their campaigns to abolish slavery in their constitutions. Please follow him on social media for updates @MaxParthas. We will return as soon as time allows. Meanwhile enjoy our incredibly rich and educational archives.

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We're joined by NJ slavery abolitionists Dennis Febo and Antonne Henshaw to discuss abolitionist efforts in the state with SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 135. Antonne Henshaw, is a Rutgers Camden School of... more

This week we're joined by political activist, former member of the Black Panther Party, and the Black Liberation Army who served 49 years in prison, 13th Forward Coalition member Jalil Muntaqim to discuss his trials, tribulation and journey that... more

Continuing with our 2023 "New Breed" interviews, this week our returning guests are Jamilia Land and Samual Nathaniel Brown. They are two of the lead organizers for the "End Slavery In California Act". On Thursday, 2-16-23 at the... more

This week we're joined by members of 13th Forward to discuss the No Slavery in NY Act (S.225/A.3412). The New York anti-slavery bill. Our guests will be Jesse Koklas, Statewide Director for Ending Mass Incarceration at Citizen Action of... more

We continue introducing the class of 2024's slavery abolitionist state organizers. The New Breed. This week we're joined by Amber Phelps of Abolish Slavery VA, and Ohio's Jeanna Kenney of EPIC - Ensuring Parole for Incarcerated Citizens... more

In our 2023 season premier we'll be introducing two of the new state organizers leading the way to abolish constitutional slavery in their states for the 2023 session. Michigan's Edmond Rushton and representing North Carolina,... more

We wrap up the year for our final live episode of 2023. We'll do a year in review, count our accomplishments, and look toward the New Breed with the class of 2024. The 16 states + DC who are set to shake the nation even more than... more

If we had a nickle for every time someone told us that no one would argue in favor of slavery today, we'd be half rich. Good people often make the mistake of believing that if "you" can't think like that no-one else would either. Nah bruh.... more

We are joined by New Hampshire activist, abolitionist, and Organizer Ophelia Healing Justice and N.H. State Representative Amanda Bouldin. Ophelia and Amanda represent the grass roots organizing and legislative efforts behind New... more

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