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Ex-white supremacist, son of Sikh temple shooting victim talk hate at Madison event

Ex-white supremacist, son of Sikh temple shooting victim talk hate at Madison event

MADISON, Wis. – A former white supremacist and the son of a man who died in 2012’s Sikh temple shooting shared their messages of stopping hate and bigotry in front of a crowd of about 200 people in Madison on Sunday. The event, held at the Monona Terrace, was […]

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Sikh Community Turns Saviour For Junior Girls’ Hockey Team After It Was Stranded In Australia

Sikh Community Turns Saviour For Junior Girls' Hockey Team After It Was Stranded In Australia

When their own officials abandoned them in a foreign country, it was the local Sikh community in Adelaide that came to the rescue of the Indian junior girls’ hockey team. They went Down Under to compete in a tournament but were left stranded when there was no support from […]

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Daughter Of Immigrants Takes Office As Country’s First Sikh Woman Mayor

Daughter Of Immigrants Takes Office As Country’s First Sikh Woman Mayor

Courtesy of Preet Didbal Preet Didbal has kicked off her term in Yuba City, California, as the first Sikh woman mayor in U.S. history. Didbal, the daughter of immigrant farm laborers, was sworn into her new position Tuesday. The single mother told HuffPost that during her term, she plans […]

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Sikh San Antonio professor’s mom had the perfect, viral response to racists

Sikh San Antonio professor's mom had the perfect, viral response to racists

For once, Internet trolls might have mom’s blessing. Simran Jeet Singh, a Sikh assistant religion professor at Trinity University, penned a viral tweet on Tuesday describing his mom’s reaction to the racism he receives online. "My mom just joined Twitter and saw all the racist messages where people tell […]

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The first Sikh woman mayor in U.S. is also a rape survivor

The first Sikh woman mayor in U.S. is also a rape survivor

Didbal: I carried shame for many years YUBA CITY, Calif. (KCRA) — Yuba City’s new mayor is part of history. Preet Didbal, was sworn in Tuesday as the first Sikh woman in the country to lead a city. Sutter County is home to one of the largest Sikh communities […]

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