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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 Abolition Today is currently on hiatus for 2024. In his capacity as national campaign coordinator for the Abolish Slavery National network, our host, Max Parthas is currently assisting 18 states and DC with their campaigns to abolish slavery in their constitutions. Please follow him on social media for updates @MaxParthas. We will return as soon as time allows. Meanwhile enjoy our incredibly rich and educational archives.

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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... more

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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