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Abolition Today

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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.

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"They would not call it slavery, but some other name. Slavery has been fruitful in giving herself names ... and it will call itself by yet another name; and you and I and all of us had better wait and see what new form this old monster will assume, in what new skin this old snake will come forth." Frederick Douglas
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On-Demand Episodes

We talk about what's happening today in the abolitionist movement and the tactics slavers are using against us. We've also got some exclusive musical and poetic jewels to drop.

Exercising self determination and controlling our own narratives. "Liberty is meaningless where the right to utter one's thought and opinions has ceased to exist. That, of all rights, is the dread of tyrants," - Fredrick Douglass Boston 1860

This week we examine the human trafficking and warehousing bodies aspects of modern legal slavery. America has the largest prison population in the world. With only 4% of the worlds population we have 25% of it's prisoners. Prison and jail... more

A conversation with Rep Sandra Hollins and Eve Hurwitz. Sandra Hollins is a Utah State Representative for the 23rd District and a member of the Abolish Slavery National Network. Eve Hurwitz is a combat veteran, Director of Finance... more

This week our guests will be Dennis Febo from Amend The 13th NJ and Kamau Waset, lead organizer of the Abolish Slavery National Network which officially launches August 28th 2020. Here on Abolition Today we are proud to herald... more

After 23 years behind bars for a crime he never committed, Prysmatic Dreams Author and exonerated free man Ricky Kidd joined the hosts of abolition today in Sumter, SC at the Paul Cuffee Abolitionist center on August 12h during his... more

We'll be joined by guest Kyle Lydell Canty who applied for Asylum in Canada because of racial oppression in America. We'll hear his story and more.

A Warning To The American People From Fredrick Douglass After 19 weeks of reviewing Ossie Davis Reads Fredrick Douglass in our Bridging The Gap segment, we come to the conclusion of the great abolitionist orators story with... more

The platform upon which we broadcast had system-wide technical difficulties last week which prevented our live stream. However, we were able to record the entire episode. In light of the passing of our co-host Max's sister during the broadcast,... more

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 for-profit prisons worldwide. Airs LIVE Sundays 7 PM EST US. 6... more