Brian and Kim speak with Akeem Browder, founder of the campaign to Shut Down Rikers Island and the Kalief Browder Foundation.
In this candid and personal interview, activist Five Mualimm-ak discusses his life, reintegration, and why he’s fighting to abolish prisons by any means necessary.
Kim and Brian discuss Angela Davis’ book, “Are Prisons Obsolete?”—an excellent handbook on prison abolition and the prison industrial complex.
Dr. Anthony Monteiro discusses his work as a prison abolitionist, the influence that Du Bois and James Baldwin had on him, and answers the question “what does it mean to be human?”
Introducing Beyond Prisons: a new podcast examining incarceration in America through an abolitionist lens.