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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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Host Samual Nathaniel Brown is joined by guests Chris Lodgson and KJ Muhammad. 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). Originally from New York City, now living in Sacramento California, Chris has organized and advocated on behalf of local community-based and political organizations, as well as with local, state, and national nonprofit organizations for over 13 years on both the East Coast and West Coast. 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). KJ Muhammad, better known as Friday Jones, is one of three Co-Chairs and a founding member of NAASD Los Angeles. KJ was recently appointed as a Commissioner to Mayor Garcetti's Los Angeles Reparation Commission. KJ is the author and publisher of a self-help memoir ?The Real Friday Jones.? KJ is a Budget Representative for Empowerment Congress West Area Neighborhood Council and served as a Budged Advocate for the City of Los Angeles for the fiscal year 2019/2020. KJ is also an active member of the New Frontier Democratic Club and Black Women's Democratic Club in Los Angeles. KJ is a proud graduate of Howard University and most recently the Los Angeles African American Women's Political Policy Institute 2020. in her mind's eye, she is a dancer and occasional actress, in real life she does pretty good math! Join us. Tune in, Tell a Friend, Things will never be the same again. Tales From the Plantation Nation Podcast Every Wednesday 4pm Pacific and 7 pm Eastern. Abolitiontoday.org
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A program hosted by, produced by, and featuring callers who are all currently incarcerated. Max and Yusuf are both tied up in abolition related efforts this weekend. So, In leue of our regular program we'll air episode 1 of our... more

Continuing with our 2023 "New Breed" interviews, this week our returning guests are Jamilia Land and Samual Nathaniel Brown. This husband/wife duo are two of the lead organizers for the "End Slavery In California Act". On... more

In Columbia SC at the capitol building on June 27th, 2015, Thomas Washington, Tribal Raine and Max Parthas recorded the reading of "I Denounce the So-Called Emancipation as a Stupendous Fraud" by Fredrick Douglas (1888) in a 9 part... more

We'll share history and make history in one night. In Columbia SC at the capitol building on June 27th, 2015 Thomas Washington, Tribal Raine and Max Parthas recorded the reading of "I Denounce the So-Called Emancipation as a... more

In this last episode for the 1st month of 2023, we focus on the issue of modern slave-catchers. AKA police. The incentivization of incarceration, police arrest quotas, jail, fines, fees, and the utter inhuman brutality that results from such a... more

Georgia Organizer Damita Bishop joins Max and Yusuf to discuss Georgia's early abolition organizing efforts. As we continue to introduce the class of 2023's Constitutional Slavery Abolition Efforts, we'll also show you how The whole... more

We continue introducing the class of 2023'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 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, Abraham Syed.... more

The 2022 journey for slavery abolition and the 3rd season of Abolition Today has reached its amazing conclusion. In an epic and historic election, 4 out 5 states overwhelmingly voted to abolish slavery from their state constitutions!... more

In this last episode of an 8-week series we are joined by Tina Martin Wyatt. Activist, abolitionist, and the great X3 grandniece of Harriet Tubman. We're only 2 days away from the last voting day where abolishing slavery in 5 states is on... more

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