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Bill outlawing slavery gets senate hearing
Manchester Ink Link | March 29, 2024
The Evolution of Slavery
Black Agenda Report | February 7, 2024
Exceptions to slavery could soon be constitutionally outlawed in New Hampshire
Manchester Ink Link | February 6, 2024
Prisoners in the US are part of a hidden workforce linked to hundreds of popular food brands
Associated Press | January 29, 2024
Slavery Lives on in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Justice Initiative | June 19, 2023
Ahead of Juneteenth, congressional lawmakers again seek to remove exception for slavery from US Constitution
CNN | June 16, 2023
Ohio lawmakers want to abolish slavery as punishment for crimes
CNN | June 8, 2023
Ohio Constitution allows slavery as a penalty for crime. Lawmakers want to change that
The Columbus Dispatch | June 7, 2023

Our Blog

Savannah Eldrige in front of the Texas State Capitol and the New Texas African American Monument
Spotlighting Organizers, May 2023
Lead Organizer Savannah Eldrige & Abolish Slavery Virginia Organizer Amber Phelps talk about what got them into this work.
National Coalition Launches to Abolish Constitutional Slavery and Involuntary Servitude in America
The Abolish Slavery National Network (ASNN) today announced the launch of a nationwide effort to remove exceptions for slavery and involuntary servitude...
How Colorado became the first state to abolish slavery AND involuntary servitude
When Colorado became the first state in the union to abolish slavery from its constitution last people were shocked it hadn’t been done sooner. Many weren’t even aware that slavery was still legal.
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Badges & incidents of slavery in practice

Ferguson, Missouri, Agrees to Pay $4.5 Million to Settle ‘Debtors’ Prison’ Lawsuit
Associated Press | February 27, 2024
Mississippi’s Lifetime Felony Voting Ban Unconstitutional, Appeals Court Rules
Mississippi Free Press | August 4, 2023


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Max Parthas, Co-Director of State Operations

Max Parthas is an internationally recognized Spoken Word Artist and American Slavery Abolitionist. In addition to numerous awards for his art, he is the recipient of the Missouri CURE Marc Taylor Activism Award, the Will Bell Humanitarian Award, and the “In The Spirit of Malcom X'' award from MX Media. 

Max is the current Acting Director for the Paul Cuffee Abolitionist Center in Sumpter, SC., Co-Director of State Operations for the Abolish Slavery National Network. Abolishslavery.us. and Co-host/Executive producer of Abolition Today (a unique online modern- slavery abolition episodic master class with an international audience.) abolitiontoday.org