The Body Politic

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Suzanne Marcus-Fletcher is an internationally acclaimed print and broadcast journalist, creator and host of the popular iTunes podcast: "The Body Politic" [www.blogtalkradio.com/thebodypolitic, www.itunes.apple/thebodypolitic]. The Body Politic is a sponsored show by established businesses and U.S. corporations. The provocative, global, call-in show, features the world’s foremost leaders and pioneers in the exploration of social issues and gender politics, specifically, how the masculine/feminine power dynamic plays out in our every day lives. Fletcher covers a vast array of social issues that continues to dominate world news, and has covered controversial issues facing disenfranchised women and children since 2001. Fletcher is currently doing an in-depth, investigative series on mental health disorders and addiction with the nation's leading rehabilitation centers. Fletcher is best known for her award-winning work on "children and women at risk." Her print series on L.A. gang members undergoing correctional intervention in conjunction with the L.A. Sheriff's Dept. titled: "Vida: Scared Straight In The Streets of L.A." launched a television series coined "Scared Straight" in 2011. A Vanderbilt Media Fellow in Domestic Violence, Fletcher micro-blogs daily to a growing Twitter following of more than 214,000 people of highly diverse ages and cultural backgrounds. The Body Politic can be heard daily on iTunes and BTR. For breaking news and global social issue advocacy, Fletcher can be found on Twitter @politicbody and numerous news/politics RSS feeds. Fletcher is a rising non-fiction author, and public speaker.

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Sanctuary found in Classical Music's greatest voices when the world needs it most: Classical wunderkinds Andrew Sords, Violin, and Evan Fein, Composer, discuss the healing phenomenon of music. First Broadcast: March 26 at 3:00... more

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BEATING EXTREME ODDS: Charismatic KAYLA STRA, 24, is emerging as the new face of American thoroughbred racing. With a combined 400 wins in the U.S. and Australia, and one of three women jockeys who race professionally in the... more

BEATING EXTREME ODDS: Charismatic KAYLA STRA, 24, is emerging as the new face of American thoroughbred racing. With a combined 400 wins in the U.S. and Australia, and one of three women jockeys who race professionally in the... more

BEATING EXTREME ODDS: Charismatic KAYLA STRA, 24, is emerging as the new face of American thoroughbred racing. With a combined 400 wins in the U.S. and Australia, and one of three women jockeys who race professionally in the... more

Animal Planet "Jockeys" co-star, Kayla Stra, is changing the face of thoroughbred racing for women one race at a time. With collective wins approximating 400 in the U.S. and Australia, the 24 year-old jockey is poised to make a pivotal... more

Charismatic, Kayla Stra, 24, is on her way to becoming the new face of thoroughbred racing. In a sport known for extreme highs and lows, Stra, who has ridden some of racing's most challenging horses, has already racked-up several... more

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