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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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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

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

In advance of the May 5th Press Conference in Baton Rouge, LA, for HB 211, we're joined by Jamilia Land (CA) and Curtis Davis (LA). Both of whom will be on deck. Jamilia is co-director of state operations for ASNN, a lead advocate for... more

We dig deeply into the term and practice of involuntary servitude. What it is, how it works, who it appllies to, why it's even legal, and how it's simultaneously ILLEGAL for every other nation in the world except the US. We'll be joined by... more

We're joined by NJ slavery abolitionists Dennis Febo and Antonne Henshaw to discuss abolitionist efforts in the state with SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 135. Antonne Henshaw, is a Rutgers Camden School of... more

How does legalized slavery exist in America? What's the quick answer? BLAME THE PRESIDENTS! Abolition today is a weekly online radio program with specific focus on modern slavery as it is practiced through the 13TH amendment of the... more

The parable of the blind men and an elephant is a story of a group of blind men who have never come across an elephant before and who learn and imagine what the elephant is like by touching it. Each blind man feels a different part of the... more

This week we're joined by political activist, former member of the Black Panther Party, and the Black Liberation Army who served 49 years in prison, 13th Forward Coalition member Jalil Muntaqim to discuss his trials, tribulation and journey that... more

This week we're joined by members of 13th Forward to discuss the No Slavery in NY Act (S.225/A.3412). The New York anti-slavery bill. Our guests will be Jesse Koklas, Statewide Director for Ending Mass Incarceration at Citizen Action of... more

This week we are joined by Pat Gailey. Author of Fundamentals of Well-Being: Four Qualities You Can't Live Without. Pat is also the lead organizer for #AbolishSlaveryKY and a member of the Quaker community. Last but not least... more

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