Rashmee Kumar is the Deputy Managing Editor at The Intercept. She was formerly the Senior Copy Editor. Kumar has previously worked at Guardian US, NJ Advance Media, and the Star-Ledger. She graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. in journalism and media studies. She is based in New York.
India Lobbies to Stifle Criticism, Control Messaging in U.S. Congress Amid Rising Anti-Muslim Violence
As the House struggles to condemn Modi’s authoritarian actions in Kashmir, India lobbied U.S. lawmakers, used pressure tactics, and sent misleading emails.
The Network of Hindu Nationalists Behind Modi’s “Diaspora Diplomacy” in the U.S.
“Howdy, Modi” corralled not just Donald Trump and 50,000 Indian Americans, but also a delegation of U.S. politicians.
Marketing the Muslim Woman: Hijabs and Modest Fashion Are the New Corporate Trend in the Trump Era
The retail and fashion industry grants visibility to certain Muslim women, in effect further marginalizing those most impacted by structural Islamophobia.
How Identity Politics Has Divided the Left: An Interview With Asad Haider
A new book, “Mistaken Identity: Race and Class in the Age of Trump,” grapples with the shifting relationship between personal identity and political action.