New Abolitionists Radio: “Abuse Hidden Behind The Badge” with author Rosaura Torres


Welcome to tonight’s broadcast of New Abolitionists Radio where we take a look at the news concerning what we call prison slavery made legal after the so-called abolition of slavery in 1865 in the United States. We will go over some news from around the country and before ending the program we will share a profile in freedom from prison slavery as well as a past abolitionist. Special Guest on our panel tonight will be Rosaura Torres, author of “Abuse Hidden Behind The Badge“.The book serves as her autobiography and will take you into her personal experience with domestic violence and the law. The book tells of a true survivor’s strength and courage to fight back against injustice by those whose duty it is to “protect and serve”. Show Notes.

This program views criminal justice reforms in the context of the continuation of slavery. The program is a collaborative effort between the non-profit organizations Prison Streetz Talk Ministries and the Black Talk Media Project. It is hosted by Taison McCollum, Mother Khadija, Maxwell Melvins and Yohanan Eliya with contributions from the producer Scotty T. Reid. New Abolitionists Radio has broadcast Wednesdays at 8 PM EST on the Black Talk Radio digital radio station.

The 13th Amendment of the US Consitution did not end slavery when it carved out the exception clause that led directly to Jim Crow laws across the country to target  African-American and other non-white populations. Repeal & Replace The 13th Amendment!

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