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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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Senate committee testimonies in multiple states on bills to end slavery have happened over the past few weeks. Including personal testimony by the hosts of Abolition Today in support of NJ ACR145. We'll discuss all that and more. We'll... more

I have observed this in my experience of slavery, - that whenever my condition was improved, instead of its increasing my contentment, it only increased my desire to be free, and set me to thinking of plans to gain my freedom. I have... more

It's our 1st anniversary! Just past Harriet Tubman Day 2021 where she was inducted into the Military Hall of Fame, March 10th, on this episode we are joined for a discussion on modern legal slavery with Ernestine (Tina) Martin... more

Thus far I had outwitted him, and I triumphed over it. Who can blame slaves for being cunning? They are constantly compelled to resort to it. It is the only weapon of the weak and oppressed against the strength of their tyrants. Harriet Ann... more

We'll discuss the human cost of modern lynchings under a system of constitutional slavery. The raid & warrant industrial complex. The judge, jury, executioner mentality of police. The death penalty, LWOP, and the systemic... more

?No right was deemed by the fathers of the Government more sacred than the right of speech. It was in their eyes, as in the eyes of all thoughtful men, the great moral renovator of society and government. Daniel Webster called it a homebred... more

On this last day of Black History Month, our guest is Mark Hughes. The activist behind Vermont's campaign to end constitutional slavery in their state. (PROPOSAL 2) Mark is the Executive Director of Vermont Racial Justice... more

Voices from the inside.

Kenneth B Morris Jr is the Direct Descendant of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington. He's also the co founder of The Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives (FDFI). The FDFI exists to honor and preserve the legacy of... more

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