Thursday, May 29, 2014

New Abolitionists Radio Weekly 5/28/2014

Our main stories for May 28, 2014 are:

• Pardonable Offenses? Over 12,000 people — 85 percent of whom are African-Americans are still in prison behind outdated crack laws and they are celebrating the possible release of only 14.

• Speaking of 14, NYC Officers insist 14 year old Javier Payne spoke disrespectfully to them and for that he was thrown through a window, had his lung pierced and was treated like road kill as he lay bleeding to death.

• The Lawsuits are settled over the Oscar Grant murder, only a couple of years later and his killer is a free man. Now we know what it costs for modern slaver catchers to kill a young brother in cold blood on camera in a snuff film for the whole world to see.

• Jacksonville Florida plans to search 18,000 homes and throws the constitution out the window, going house-to-house looking for drugs, guns and money that they say they plan to keep.

• Also in Florida we tell you about Darren Rainey who was Cooked To Death In Scalding Shower As punishment by Dade county Prison Guards

• We lost a great humanitarian, activist, and poet today with sister Maya Angelou’s passing. As a tribute, Max will recite one of her poems during our closing statements.

• Today’s State Constitution profile is Kansas. We’re up to the “K’s” now and definite patterns are forming in regards to individual states and their constitutional allowances for modern day slavery.• Our Abolitionist in profile and honored ancestor is Caroline Still Wiley Anderson (1848-1919).

Thursday, May 15, 2014

New Abolitionists Radio Weekly 5/14/2014

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Our main stories for May 14th 2014 are: • The CCA Corrections Corporation Of America had it’s quarterly Earning call. Yohanan breaks down the information and some connections. • Prison Labor BOOMS as unemployment remains high and companies reap the profits. • It’s simple math. 23 Miami cops fire 377 bullets killing two men who had zero guns and injuring two police in the process almost killing one. • What is CCA? In their ongoing efforts to expose prison profiteers The ACLU drops facts and we share them today. • In the state newspaper an article by guest columnist Victoria Middleton Millicent brown says: “On this week’s 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Brown vs. Board of Education decision striking down de jur segregation, the school-to-prison pipeline once again is teaching children of color that they are indeed separate and that they are certainly not equal.” We pour salt in that wound with a report on the one person of Color sitting on the CCA board of directors. • Bold Blue Magazine publishes a great story by Madison Paige about the New Abolitionists and the modern Move To Abolish 21st Century Slavery. • In our state by state examination this week we review the Indiana state constitution for slavery language. The home of our friend Rev Mmoja Ajabu who recently ran for congress in Indiana on an abolitionist platform. • Our abolitionists in profile will be Harriet Jacobs (1813 –1897)

Thursday, May 8, 2014

New Abolitionists Radio Weekly 5/7/2014

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• AG Erik Holder announces The Department of Justice will begin collecting law-enforcement data on stops, searches and arrests made in some U.S. cities to evaluate racial discrimination. • A Congressman gets inspired by the kids for cash movie and finds out the U.S. Sends 2 Million Kids to Prison Every Year. He wants immediate change but lacks the support. • 3 times in 3 cities in 3 years Cops have Claimed a young man Shot Himself in the Head While Handcuffed in Back Seat of Patrol Car. We’ll tell you the names. • Meet Sean Attwood. The 6 foot 5 Christian prisoner who protects inmates from rapists. We’ll share the story. • Tennessee Enacts Laws To Incarcerate Pregnant Women Who Use Drugs. • We share the results for Abolitionist Ajabu Amoja’s run for congress in Indiana. • In our state by state examination this week we review the Illinois state constitution for slavery language. • Our abolitionists in profile will be Thomas Jennings 1791 -1856

Friday, May 2, 2014

New Abolitionists Radio Weekly 4/30/2014

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Three men who spent a combined 66 years behind bars for crimes they did not commit are again urging investigators to reopen cases handled by an allegedly corrupt former detective. One of those men, Sundhe Moses will join us on this broadcast.