Abolition Today – Attica #ShutemDown2021 & 9/11/2001

We discuss organized prison rebellions past and present. Starting with #ShutemDown2021. This week we’ll acknowledge many historical events whose anniversaries occurred either within the past…

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Abolition Today – A Burning House and The Enslaved Firemen

In the midst of it all, a rapidly growing slavery abolitionist movement shines a beacon of reason, rings the bells of freedom, and in a season of woes, goes straight to the roots of the rotten fruit.

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Abolition Today – The 366th Day Live from Sacramento

“The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.” – Kalpana Chawla

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Abolition Today – Ten Million Violations of the 15th Amendment

A week before the August 28th March On for Voting Rights rallies we dig deep into voter disenfranchisement. How, why, and who. Welcome to America.…

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Abolition Today – Re-examining The August 28th, 1833 Slavery Abolition Act

7 PM EST – On 28 August 1833, the Slavery Abolition Act was given Royal Assent and came into force on the following 1 August 1834. Its full bill title was ‘An Act for the Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Colonies; for promoting the Industry of the manumitted Slaves; and for compensating the Persons hitherto entitled to the Services of such Slaves’.

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Abolition Today – Contempt For The Oppressed w/ Guest Allegra Casimir-Taylor

In the words of George Jackson, “The only way the oppressor can maintain his position, is by fostering, nurturing, deadly contempt for the oppressed.” In…

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Abolition Today – King Cotton and The Road To Royalty

On this first day of Black August 2021, we look at how the cotton industry made kings in america.

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Abolition Today – What’s Genocide?

The US is brazenly throwing accusations of crimes against humanity at other nations. Slavery, forced labor, systemic oppression, and genocide. Like we did with the legal…

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Abolition Today – Ending Slavery in Oregon, The White Utopia w/ Guest Jordan Schott

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…

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Abolition Today – Conversation with The Queen Mother of Benin, West Africa

Join Max and Yusuf for a conversation with the Queen. Her Royal Majesty the Kpodjito Queen Mother Dr. Dòwòti Désir Hounon Houna II Guely of…

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Abolition Today – The Meaning of July Fourth for the Currently Enslaved

“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…

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Abolition Today – Rebel Intellectuals with Guest Professor Joy James

This week we are joined by a special guest. Professor Joy James. The Ebenezer Fitch Professor of the Humanities at Williams College. Author of ;…

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Abolition Today – Juneteenth – Hell You Talmbout

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…

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