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Elk Grove Approves “Singh and Kaur Park” in Honor of California Sikh Community

Elk Grove Approves “Singh and Kaur Park” in Honor of California Sikh Community

SACRAMENTO, California, USA—On July 27, the Elk Grove City Council voted unanimously to name a new park “Singh and Kaur Park” after over a year of soliciting input from the Elk Grove community. American Sikh Public Affairs Association (ASPAA) submitted the park naming nomination to honor Elk Grove residents […]

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NDP welcomes Sikh Motorcycle Club members to Victoria; club raised over $100,000 in two weeks

NDP welcomes Sikh Motorcycle Club members to Victoria; club raised over $100,000 in two weeks

MEMBERS of the Sikh Motorcycle Club rode their bikes from Vancouver to Montreal to raise funds to fight cancer. They raised over $100,000 in two weeks. On Wednesday, they were honoured at the B.C. Legislature in Victoria by BC NDP Leader John Horgan and BC NDP Caucus, including MLAs […]

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Unique photo exhibition aims to capture the singularity of Sikh-American identity

Unique photo exhibition aims to capture the singularity of Sikh-American identity

The Sikh Project Sikhs all over the world have been victims of unwarranted racism. More recently, the internationally acclaimed Sikh Hollywood Actor Waris Aluwaliah was stopped from boarding a flight from Mexico City by the airport authorities, because turban and beard. In order to raise awareness about their faith […]

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Sikh Pride marshal reflects on difficulty coming out

Sikh Pride marshal reflects on difficulty coming out

This year’s Pride Parade takes place July 31 from noon to 3 p.m. Photo Jennifer Gauthier Alex Sangha struggled to come out as a gay man, enduring emotional crises and contemplating suicide. Coming out can be difficult for any person — especially years ago, before governments codified human rights […]

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Racially profiled American-Sikh musician Neelamjit Dhillon throws ‘Know me’ challenge

Racially profiled American-Sikh musician Neelamjit Dhillon throws ‘Know me’ challenge

Dhillon was questioned for his appearance. Neelamjit Dhillon (Credit: Instagram) Neelamjit Dhillon, a well-known American-Sikh musician who had an experience of racial profiling while eating lunch at a restaurant in Florida earlier this month, said that he had felt a sense of ‘frustration’ while being investigated for his appearance. […]

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