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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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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

Max and Yusuf are joined by Curtis Davis. Author, abolitionist, and formerly incarcerated director of Decarcerate Louisiana. Curtis is a founding member and Executive Director of Decarcerate Louisiana, and the End Plantation Prisons... more

While Max is away, Yusuf will be joined by guest co-hosts Tag Harmon and Jean'na Kenney. We'll have a candid discussion about the forgotten and most times ignored history that 40% of the enslavers were white women. We'll... more

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