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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

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This Sunday Max and Yusuf are joined by Chris Lodgson. A leading voice in slavery reparations. Chris Lodgson is the President and lead organizer/advocate for the Coalition for a Just and Equitable California, as well as a Community Organizing and Policy Manager in the Sacramento Office of the Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC). Chris is also the 2022 recipient of the Fannie Lou Hamer Boots on the Ground Award for Community Organizing from the National Assembly of American Slavery Descendants (NAASD). In this pre-Juneteenth two episode set (Last week and this) we were joined by an organizer of National Juneteenth events ( Juneteenth Jamal Basill Bradley) and now, one of the leading voices in reparations. Chris Lodgson. Two topics that would normally indicate a post slavery society. And yet, both of these organizers are slavery abolitionists. We believe their unique perspectives will help others gain understanding of the issue surrounding modern legal slavery in a nation hell bent on pushing a false narrative of full emancipation and absolute abolition. Can we settle reparations while slavery is still legal and in practice? Tune in to find out.
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Host Samual Nathaniel Brown is joined by guests Chris Lodgson and KJ Muhammad. KJ Muhammad, better known as Friday Jones, is one of three Co-Chairs and a founding member of NAASD Los Angeles. KJ was recently... more

This Sunday we're joined by Juneteenth Jamal Basill Bradley. Organizer and founder of SC's Juneteenth Joyfest. One of the largest Juneteenth events in the US. In this two episode set (This week and next) we'll be joined by... more

Host Samual Nathaniel Brown is joined by guest Jose Zapata and Victor Forte. Jose went to prison as a teenager. In April he was released. He served 13.5 years. After 31 years, Victor Forte, also a youth offender, has returned and he... more

This week we're joined by formerly incarcerated and exonerated activist Marcus Kelley to discuss his abolition efforts in Nevada and Missouri. Assembly Joint Resolution 10 (AJR 10) has passed through all committees and is on the ballot.... more

Join us on this episode of Tales From the Plantation Nation as we welcome our Guests Davon "Champ" Woodley and King Eli to discuss the challenges of navigating the carceral system nationally from three perspectives: 1. Someone... more

May 9th, 2023 testimony on HB 211. The slavery abolition bill In Louisiana. This Must Hear Episode exposes pro-slavery legislators in the deep south. We'll play clips of all the testimony in a deep dive to hear with your own ears the thoughts,... more

Premier of Tales From A Plantation Nation. Hosted by Hosted by Samual Nathaniel Brown. Sam is a activist, artist, and slavery abolitionist with multiple degrees who spent 24 years in California's prison systems. He is now a leader in... more

This week, the whole episode IS the Bridging The Gap Segment. We conclude with part 2 of Frederick Douglass's Denouncement Speech of 1888. In Columbia SC at the capitol building on June 27th, 2015 Thomas Washington, Tribal... more

Welcome to our upcoming show on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, airing at 4pm PST and 7pm EST. This week, we are thrilled to have Dr. Jody Armour as our guest. Dr. Jody David Armour is the Roy P. Crocker Professor of Law at... more

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