Category: TV

“Law & Order SVU” Tackles Ray Rice Story

“Law & Order SVU” Tackles Ray Rice Story

Tonight is the night! My husband and filmmaking partner Sharat Raju directed an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – and it airs tonight 9 PM Eastern/Pacific on NBC! The episode is superb: a powerful, provocative, and morally complex story that takes on the issue of domestic […]

PBS Documentary MAKERS: Women in Business

PBS Documentary MAKERS: Women in Business

Check out the new PBS documentary Makers: Women in Business. I make a brief appearance on the question of “leaning in” at minute 43:33-44:55. Though only for a few seconds, I am glad the film documents some of the complexities of the debate surrounding women’s leadership and […]

Ferguson, Race, and Policing on MSNBC

Ferguson, Race, and Policing on MSNBC

During the “Weekend of Resistance” in Ferguson, Missouri, I appeared on “The Melissa Harris-Perry Show” to discuss  why the Weekend and #FergusonOctober calls upon us to confront not just police accountability but race in America. You can watch our panel’s segment here: http://www.msnbc.com/melissa-harris-perry/watch/anti-police-violence-movement-draws-youth-340967491740

Video: Law & Order & Race

Video: Law & Order & Race

Recently, I had the privilege to appear as a guest on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show. Watch here as we discuss voting rights, race, and policing fifty years after Lyndon Johnson’s presidency.

Video: 2013 Stanford Baccalaureate Address

Video: 2013 Stanford Baccalaureate Address

As we reflect on 2013, I would like to share a video of my Baccalaureate address to Stanford University’s Class of 2013. I had the honor of becoming the youngest person to deliver the address, and the first from the Sikh tradition. But I offer […]

State of Belief Interview: Oak Creek, One Year Later

State of Belief Interview: Oak Creek, One Year Later

Here’s my interview with State of Belief discussing the one-year anniversary of Oak Creek. In the past twelve months, we have seen the Sikh community rebuild and unite in optimism and love to combat hate violence and domestic terrorism. Watch the video to learn more. Part I: […]

PBS: Interview on Oak Creek, One Year Later

PBS: Interview on Oak Creek, One Year Later

Here is my interview reflecting on the one-year anniversary of the Oak Creek tragedy on PBS’s Religion and Ethics Newsweekly. In the last year, I’ve witnessed the Sikh spirit of Chardi Kala, everlasting hope and optimism, even in suffering. This is the untold story of […]

Sikhs One Year Later

Sikhs One Year Later

Watch this outstanding PBS news report about the Sikh community’s response to the mass shooting in Oak Creek, WI one year later. I had an opportunity to present my perspective on advocating for the Sikh community. Watch the full interview to learn more about the […]

On MSNBC: Angelina Jolie and Breast Cancer

On MSNBC: Angelina Jolie and Breast Cancer

Here’s my take on Angelina Jolie’s story to pursue preventive care for breast cancer. On MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show, I talk about how women’s health movements can use stories like Jolie’s to break down economic and cultural barriers to care facing lower-income women and women […]

On MSNBC: Class of 2013

On MSNBC: Class of 2013

The Class of 2013 is facing staggering student debt, a tough job market, and the reality of Washington gridlock – and yet we remain optimistic about the future? Why? I presented a portrait of the Millennial generation  on MSNBC’s Melissa-Harry Perry Show on graduation weekend: