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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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Award winning author and SUNY historian Robert Chase author of; "We Are Not Slaves' State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America.

We captured so many historically critical moments of 2021 like a goldfish in a bowl with music, spoken word, and poetry. On 11/21/21 we share 60 minutes of our favorites. Our use of art and music is one of the things that sets us... more

The first episode of 2021. We introduced the legal concept of badges and incidents of slavery as a tool for liberation. Putting the onus on congress and section 2 of the 13th amendment to address these ongoing crimes. "Section... more

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

After 41 episodes of Abolition Today and 28 Episodes of LIVE From The Plantation, Season 2 now comes to an end. We spent the year kicking slavery's ass and taking names. Costing the industry billions and directly participating in... more

On October 20th, 2021, State Representative Dianne Hart, T.O.P.S. The Ordinary People's Society Southeastern Region Friends and Pas Kenny Sharpton Glasgow held a press conference in Florida's capitol announcing the introduction of joint... more

Max and yusuf are back live this Sunday in S2-E39 With guests Shay Franco-Clausen of the ACA3 abolition amendment and Jihad Abdulmumit, Chairperson of the National Jericho Movement. Shay Franco-Clausen is one of... more

Max and Yusuf are joined by The Queen Mother of Benin, West Africa to discuss international prison systems and modern slavery abolition movement from an African centered global perspective. Her Majesty The Kpodjito... more

The US is brazenly throwing accusations of crimes against humanity at other nations. Slavery, forced labor, systemic oppression, and genocide. Like we did with the legal definition of Slavery, we'll examine the international definition of... more

As a slavery abolitionists it's amazing that after all this time, blood, destruction, and suffering, we still don't know what the most basic terms which define the history of this country mean. Ask ten people to define slavery and see what you... more

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