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Radical Scholars And Prison Abolition: A Conversation With Dr. Anthony Monteiro

On episode 2 of the Beyond Prisons podcast, Kim and Brian talk with Dr. Anthony Monteiro, who is a long-time prison abolitionist, activist, scholar, and one of the foremost authorities on the scholarship and life of W.E. B. Du Bois.

We discuss Dr. Monteiro ‘s work as a prison abolitionist, the influence that Du Bois and James Baldwin had on him, and how their writings remain relevant today. Dr. Monteiro answers the question “what does it mean to be human?”

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Music & Production: Jared Ware

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - 24 MAY 2016 : Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (not seen) hold a joint press conference on the second day of the World Humanitarian Summit. OCHA / Berk Özkan. Photo by World Humanitarian Summit on Flickr.
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Brian Sonenstein

Brian Sonenstein

Publishing Editor at Shadowproof and columnist at Prison Protest.