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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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In our previous episode we connected the corporate dots between African for profit prisons and the US model which they have adopted. We also highlighted the unspeakable human rights atrocities being committed by the state in those... more

Bad news. Her Majesté Kpodjito Dòwòti Désir just contacted me. She has to reschedule due to severe illness. My apologies. Abolition Today will still be airing at 7 PM EST. We ask that you send The... more

"Slavery never ended. Not a solitary day has passed where it but for a single second suddenly ceased. It wasn't solved, it evolved from slaves on plantations to involve caged convicts being leased, Or, warehousing bodies for profit like living... more

This week we are joined by a special guest. Professor Joy James. The Ebenezer Fitch Professor of the Humanities at Williams College. Author of ; Shadowboxing: Representations of Black Feminist Politics; Transcending the Talented Tenth:... more

While everybody is doing the happy dance for Juneteenth being turned into a federal holiday and allegedly marking the end of slavery, this week we've had hearings to actually end slavery in three different states and introduced a joint... more

It's our last episode before Juneteenth, 2021. Last week we broke down the legal definition of slavery. This week we talk about Juneteenth, the upcoming introduction of the 28th amendment, and the committee hearings on slavery... 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

America portrays itself as the global moral police while openly perpetuating crimes against humanity. Every year more and more nations call out the hypocrisy of our democracy. In this episode Max and Yusuf point out the systemic human rights... more

This week both Yusuf and Max are back LIVE. We've got tons of updates on the abolition efforts nationwide. We'll be dropping dimes on all the racist AF republican legislators who have shown no shame in either voting to keep slavery... more

We look in our rear view mirror at 2021 so far. What we've heard, done, and saw. This is a prerecorded broadcast. We'll be back live on May 23rd.

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