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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.

On-Demand Episodes

3 Abolitionist Yankees met in Sumter South Carolina... it's not the start of a joke. It's today's reality. Max, Yusuf, and Tag will be broadcasting live from the Paul Cuffee Abolitionist center in Sumter, SC. With that in mind, we're going to talk... more

Max is back, +1. If you know you know. This week we're calling out the blatant hypocrisy of US elected officials. Frankly, we're sick and tired of it. It's the same old song over and over. Everything is called slavery BUT slavery. A... 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

This is a special episode. We'll be joined by Shifa Rahman and Brian Palmer of the Convict Leasing and Labor Project and Savannah Eldrige of the Abolish Slavery National Network. The mission of the Convict Leasing and Labor Project... more

Max and Yusuf are traveling this week to continue fighting the good fight of ending slavery. Enjoy a rebroadcast of our 4th of July broadcast from last year. We'll be back July 10, 2022 God-willing with a new LIVE broadcast. "Slavery... more

FREEDOM FEST 2022 kicks off at Grant Park in Atlanta, GA on July 2nd. This week we'll be joined by the activist, slavery abolitionist, and creator of Freedom Fest Damita Bishop. Damita is also the founder of Fighting Against... more

We're broadcasting live from the birthplace of the slavery exception clause! From June 18th through 21st, the abolitionist crew are rolling into the grand-daddy of all exception clauses, Vermont, for Juneteenth events. With Curtis Davis, Tribal... more

In every sense this episode is going to be a master class on the how, what, who, when, why, and where of contemporary constitutional slavery. On 6/15/2022 The ACLU National releases the full 170 page bombshell report titled: Captive Labor... more

This week Max and Yusuf are joined by multiple abolitionists from the California and Louisiana campaigns. Sylvester Ani Jr. and Angelique Evans representing #ACA3 with Laramie Griffin and Maria Harmon representing #hb298. Deep Red... more

This Sunday we face the issue of potential civil war as it is and not as we want it to be. We'll let you hear what we've heard and listen to what the experts are saying. We'll also let those calling for a civil war speak for themselves. From... more

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