The Stakes

Daughters Of The American Revolution

RELEASED 11/11/2016

This week on The Stakes:

- Producer James T. Green spends an evening with Assata's Daughters, an abolitionist group formed to address a shortage of programming and community for young Black women in Chicago. 

- MTV Style Editor Haley Mlotek interviews director Brett Story about The Prison in Twelve Landscapes, a documentary about our prison system that never shows a single prison.

- PProducer Mukta Mohan interviews Nadya Tolokonnikova, founding member of Pussy Riot, about her latest music video called “Make America Great Again,” which imagines a dystopia in which ... Donald Trump is president of the United States.

- Poet-in-Residence Marcus Ellsworth shares his Election Night poem, "Over My Shoulder."