If you are awarded a grammy, you are considered to be the best artist among your peers. The problem is, the Grammys is a white-dominated organization and while it has long "included" non-white people, specifically Black people in the music business, the industry continues to support, promote and reward music that is harmful to black people in general and black women and girls specifically.
On this episode of Live From The Plantation, the prisoners have an update on Kinetic Justice the incarcerated abolitionist activist, victim of modern slavery and solitary confinement, a co-founder of the prisoner group Free Alabama Movement, a group that seeks to abolish slavery in the state of Alabama. Kinetic Justice was hospitalized after being attacked by staff of a Alabama state prison. The correction officers involved in the attack are currently on leave and prisoners say that an officer who carried out the vicious attack, Lt. Jenkins, has a long and sordid history of brutality and violence. Jenkins has been promoted several times during his tenure under Commissioner Dunn, showing a pattern of reward for brutality at Donaldson.View More Abolition Today: LIVE FROM THE PLANTATION E21
8 PM EST – “The last four or five hundred years of European contact with Africa produced a body of literature that presented Africa in a very bad light and Africans in very lurid terms. The reason for this had to do with the need to justify the slave trade and slavery.” – Chinua AchebeView More Abolition Today: LIVE FROM THE PLANTATION E19
[jwplayer mediaid=”10615″]Download Podcast March 16, 2015 We have an update from the frontlines of the slave revolt in Alabama. Our brothers and sisters in the…View More The Abolitionist’s Daily – The Free Alabama Movement Manifesto
(Springville, Ala.) – Demanding an end to the filthy living conditions on Alabama’s death row and “a culture of violence” carried out by officials throughout…View More February 1 Protest To Highlight Inhumane Conditions Inside Alabama Prisons
[jwplayer mediaid=”7784″] Spokesperson Ray of the prisoner led Free Alabama Movement joins us to discuss a petition to terminate Warden Carter Davenport who they say…View More Black Talk Radio Live At Five: Prisoners call for firing of Alabama prison warden Carter Davenport
[jwplayer mediaid=”6356″] A discussion with Free Alabama Movement prisoner activists Spokesperson Ray and Brother Kinnetik about how unemployment and poverty push thousands and thousands of black…View More BAF Radio – Unemployment and Poverty: The Road To Prison For Black People