Stories by Suemedha Sood

Suemedha Sood is a freelance journalist based in D.C. and a 2007 fellow in the Academy for Alternative Journalism. subscribe to Suemedha Sood's feed

Posted on: Oct 5, 2007, Source: WireTap

The rate of sexual assault among Native American women is 3.5 times higher than for any other racial group. Yet many Native rape victims do not even have access to basic health resources.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2006, Source: WireTap

<b>Interview</b>: One of the world's leading investigative journalists talks about her career, Iran, the immigration debate and what we can do to support free and independent media.

Posted on: May 19, 2005, Source: WireTap

Young black leaders come together to think about new ways of engaging youth in the political process.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2005, Source: WireTap

With his new documentary, <i>Beyond Beats and Rhymes: Masculinity in Hip Hop Culture</i>, Byron Hurt hopes to expose and take apart the structures of violence, hyper-aggression, and misogyny present in much of today's hip hop.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2005, Source: WireTap

This spring the Generation Mix crew will travel 8,000 miles and will make 17 tour pit stops along the way. But this is not your average <i>Road Rules</i>-style trip &#8211; it's a way to raise awareness of the nations' growing number of mixed race youth and families.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2004, Source: WireTap

&#147;People often think &#145;Yes, Bush Can&#146; is a pro-Bush campaign,&#148; says Yes Man Mike Bonanno, &#147;And they&#146;re right. Our goal was to be more pro-Bush than Bush supporters, to make them feel revolted by our openness about Bush's plans and goals.&#148;

Posted on: Sep 29, 2004, Source: WireTap

Bob Woodward spent three-and-a-half-hours asking G.W. Bush 500 questions about why he attacked Iraq. He wrote the book "Plan of Attack" based on this interview and now he's touring campuses talking about what he learned.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2004, Source: WireTap

Young advocates for poor and homeless Americans are making voting a priority because they know that the reasons poor people tend not to vote are the same reasons they <i>must</i> vote.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2004, Source: WireTap

Young political activist Ben Yoon speaks to us about his involvement with the DNC, the democratic party and galvanizing an Asian-American voting bloc.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2004, Source: YouthNOISE

"According to reports by such groups as Human Rights Watch, some cases of child labor may also be supporting American corporations. But who is supporting the children?"

Posted on: Jun 29, 2004, Source: WireTap

Is "Super Size Me" just another documentary? Or is it helping change the face of the Fast Food industry?