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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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Host Samual Nathaniel Brown is joined by guests Chris Lodgson and KJ Muhammad. Chris Lodgson is the President and lead organizer/advocate for the Coalition for a Just and Equitable California, as well as a Community Organizing and Policy Manager in the Sacramento Office of the Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC). Originally from New York City, now living in Sacramento California, Chris has organized and advocated on behalf of local community-based and political organizations, as well as with local, state, and national nonprofit organizations for over 13 years on both the East Coast and West Coast. Chris is also the 2022 recipient of the Fannie Lou Hamer Boots on the Ground Award for Community Organizing from the National Assembly of American Slavery Descendants (NAASD). KJ Muhammad, better known as Friday Jones, is one of three Co-Chairs and a founding member of NAASD Los Angeles. KJ was recently appointed as a Commissioner to Mayor Garcetti's Los Angeles Reparation Commission. KJ is the author and publisher of a self-help memoir ?The Real Friday Jones.? KJ is a Budget Representative for Empowerment Congress West Area Neighborhood Council and served as a Budged Advocate for the City of Los Angeles for the fiscal year 2019/2020. KJ is also an active member of the New Frontier Democratic Club and Black Women's Democratic Club in Los Angeles. KJ is a proud graduate of Howard University and most recently the Los Angeles African American Women's Political Policy Institute 2020. in her mind's eye, she is a dancer and occasional actress, in real life she does pretty good math! Join us. Tune in, Tell a Friend, Things will never be the same again. Tales From the Plantation Nation Podcast Every Wednesday 4pm Pacific and 7 pm Eastern. Abolitiontoday.org
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We'll spend some time listening to the brave leaders of modern American constitutional slavery abolition from across the country. They deserve to be heard. Speakers include Samual N. Brown, (Original author of ACA3 The California... more

We are joined by private Attorney General Andy "Hope" Williams. Andy was a 2020 Presidential Candidate and resurrected the Democratic-Republican Party. The mission of the party is to abolish slavery, eradicate poverty, and end... more

Author, public speaker, writer, and 2020 Presidential Candidate Mark Charles returns to Abolition Today. Mark Charles is a dynamic and thought-provoking public speaker, writer, and consultant. The son of an American woman (of Dutch... more

In this episode we discuss the origins, creation, history, purpose, and actions of what is now modern US police forces. As always, we'll have profound in depth discussions, amazing music and poetry, and we'll bring the words of the... more

It's Easter Sunday and National Poetry Month. We've got Poets, Preachers and Teachers who will break down slavery in Black and White. - The story of Ota Benga - The History of White People in America - How America Invented Race... more

This week we are joined by members of United Tennessee to talk about their ballot measure to abolish slavery in the state for the first time. TN is one of FIVE states so far that will give citizens the opportunity to vote to abolish slavery in... more

In our first broadcast for National Poetry Month we'll be honoring the legendary wordsmith Gil Scott-Heron and discussing the critical role of proper perspectives. We know like he knew that "the first revolution is when you change your mind".... more

You heard a taste of her work and research a few weeks ago during S3-E8 Runaway Slave Syndrome. This week she joins us live! Professor Sinha has written for The Times Literary Supplement, The New York Review of Books,... more

(REPLAY) This week we examine the human trafficking and warehousing bodies aspects of modern legal slavery. America has the largest prison population in the world. With only 4% of the worlds population we have 25% of it's... more

We've come a long way and covered a lot of ground since S1-E1 of Abolition Today on March 15th 2020. The day Breonna Taylor was murdered by Kentucky slave-catchers. We'll share some of the highlights, favorite moments, and look... more

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