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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're back live with Season 3 Episode 1 of Abolition Today. Join Max Parthas and Yusuf Hassan Sunday, January 2nd, for the Season 3 Premier of Abolition Today. News on the slavery abolition movement, music, spoken word poetry,... more

Sincere Ignorance and Conscientious Stupidity The most dangerous thing in the world "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." -Martin Luther King Jr. Tonight we directly address the... more

Is it a lawless land? Has the constitution been so systemically violated that it's become the supreme joke of the land? Has our rights ever been respected or have they been denied generation after generation? Who violates?... more

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

Award winning author and SUNY historian Robert Chase author of; "We Are Not Slaves' State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America.

We captured so many historically critical moments of 2021 like a goldfish in a bowl with music, spoken word, and poetry. On 11/21/21 we share 60 minutes of our favorites. Our use of art and music is one of the things that sets us... more

The first episode of 2021. We introduced the legal concept of badges and incidents of slavery as a tool for liberation. Putting the onus on congress and section 2 of the 13th amendment to address these ongoing crimes. "Section... more

Kenneth B Morris Jr is the Direct Descendant of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington. He's also the co founder of The Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives (FDFI). The FDFI exists to honor and preserve the legacy of... more

After 41 episodes of Abolition Today and 28 Episodes of LIVE From The Plantation, Season 2 now comes to an end. We spent the year kicking slavery's ass and taking names. Costing the industry billions and directly participating in... more

On October 20th, 2021, State Representative Dianne Hart, T.O.P.S. The Ordinary People's Society Southeastern Region Friends and Pas Kenny Sharpton Glasgow held a press conference in Florida's capitol announcing the introduction of joint... more

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