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Art exhibit to spread awareness about Sikh identity in America

Art exhibit to spread awareness about Sikh identity in America

A selection of images exhibited at the British Asian Festival (Photo: Facebook) Even 15 years after 9/11, Sikhs in the US feel they are more likely to face profiling, bigotry and backlash than the average American because of the two symbols of their distinct identity—beard and turban. To dispel […]

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Sikh man pulled off Greyhound bus after being falsely accused of terror bomb threat – before being held for 30 hours by police and photographed without his turban

Sikh man pulled off Greyhound bus after being falsely accused of terror bomb threat - before being held for 30 hours by police and photographed without his turban

A Sikh man is demanding authorities bring charges against a woman who falsely accused him of making a bomb threat and led to him being pulled off a Greyhound bus at gunpoint, detained for 30 hours and photographed without his turban. Daljeet Singh, who is from the Punjab region […]

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The Daily Show Highlights How Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Harms Sikh-Americans

The Daily Show Highlights How Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Harms Sikh-Americans

6 HASAN MINHAJ (CORRESPONDENT): Islamophobia, in case you haven’t noticed, it’s still a big problem in America. […] MINHAJ: But what about those people who look Muslim, but aren’t? Like Sikh-American Waris Ahluwalia. He says he was prevented boarding his flight because of his turban. He refused to remove […]

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Young Sikh American author speaks in Fresno on bullying in schools

Young Sikh American author speaks in Fresno on bullying in schools

Author wrote ‘Bullying of Sikh American Children’ after being bullied in school A Sikh American teenager from New Jersey brought his message of hope in the face of bullying to young Sikhs in Fresno on Saturday. Karanveer Singh Pannu, 18, spoke to the Sikh Women’s Alliance at Central High […]

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US Sikh Soldiers Commemorate Vaisakhi at the Pentagon

US Sikh Soldiers Commemorate Vaisakhi at the Pentagon

Washington D.C.: For the third consecutive year, the Office of the Pentagon Chaplain commemorated Vaisakhi with members of the military and the Sikh community on Friday (April 29). “The recognition of the Sikh faith inside the Pentagon for the third straight year speaks volumes about the importance that the […]

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