Tune in for news and information related to 21st Century Slavery and Human Trafficking. Today is international women’s day and like we told you last week, women are the fastest growing segment of today’s prison population. Unfortunately, the mass enslavement of women does not seem to be of major concern to those leading women focused groups. They are more concerned it seems with opposing the Trump administration on a superficial level despite more and more of their sisters and mothers become the chattel property of the federal, state and private prisons.
“Over the past quarter century, there has been a profound change in the involvement of women within the criminal justice system. This is the result of more expansive law enforcement efforts, stiffer drug sentencing laws, and post-conviction barriers to reentry that uniquely affect women. Women now comprise a larger proportion of the prison population than ever before; the female prison population stands nearly eight times higher than its population count in 1980. More than 60% of women in state prisons have a child under the age of 18.1) – Sentencing Project
Tonight’s program will be hosted by Scotty and Yohanan with Max taking the night off to attend family matters. We will have open lines and of course share recent news and current events related to 21st Century Slavery and Human Trafficking. If you have any information to sahre please call us and share with our audience. Don’t forget, the Millions For Prisoner’s Human Rights March on Washington, DC is going down August 19, 2017 and you can help organize your community and organization to be a part of this historic event to tell the world that slavery was never abolished in the USA!