Clip of the Week: Correctional Profiteering

June 14, 2019

While some inmates made an average of 14 to 63 cents an hour for their labor work, the employers were selling the products for millions of dollars. On this episode of Both Sides of the Bars, host Khalil A. Cumberbatch, talks with Bianca Tylek, about the unspoken profits from mass incarceration.

Clip of the Week: Stonewall + 50

May 31, 2019

Gay USA kicked off Stonewall’s 50th Anniversary and Pride Month with a panel discussion ft. Eric Marcus, Martin Boyce, Karla Jay, & Jamie Adams.

Clip of the Week: Hair Discrimination

May 24, 2019

Natural beauty and body positivity has become a huge movement for acceptance, but this new beauty advocacy seems to leave one thing out: natural hair.

Clip of the Week: Kavanaugh vs. Roe vs. Wade

After Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy retired recently, the White House moved to nominate his replacement, one that was predicted will overturn Roe v. Wade, effectively quelling reproductive rights for women and other infringements on autonomy. Brett Kavanaugh has a substantial history of...

Clip of the Week: Protecting NYC's Most Vulnerable Communities

As last weekend's End Family Separation/Keep Families Together marches across the country commenced in the name of our current administration's policies of tearing apart immigrant families accused of being in America without documentation, activists are adamant in protesting the inhumanity of...

Clip of the Week: Millennials Are Doing It For Themselves

Millennials-- the population of young people born between 1981 and 1996-- have had every insult thrown at them by older generations: accusations of laziness, apathy and entitlement are common for a youth that is believed to have had it far easier with a wealth of technology and not having lived...

Clip of the Week: The Criminalization of LGBTQ People

Pride Month is in full swing as NYC abounds in rainbow flags and anticipation for the upcoming Pride March. New York has been a center of revolution for gay rights; the story of the Stonewall Riot in 1969 led by LGBTQ people of color, including Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera and many more, is...