February 18th 2015… Tonight on New Abolitionist’s Radio we will be joined by Mary Diaz. A prison activist and member of a coalition of prison reform groups is stepping up its demand for the release of almost 3,000 prisoners now eligible for parole.
Later in the program we'll discuss today’s quarterly earnings report for the GEO group and their plans for our future.
In recent abolitionist news,
• Attorney General Eric Holder called Tuesday for a national moratorium on the death penalty until the Supreme Court weighs in on the issue later this year.
Our Abolitionist in Profile will be Charles L. Reason (1818-1893) This weeks Rider Of The 21st Century Underground Railroad is Doug Prade. A former Ohio police captain who was exonerated of his ex-wife's murder after 14 years in prison.
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