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Five years after Oak Creek Sikh massacre, combat hate before it takes more lives

My Sikh brother was killed in a hate crime four days after the 9/11 attacks. We need Americans of all faiths to build bridges and understanding. Aug. 5, 2012 was a tragic day in American history. A neo-Nazi walked into … Continue reading

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World Sikh Organisation Holds 3rd Annual Sikh Youth Leadership Institute in Ottawa

Ottawa (August 17, 2017): The World Sikh Organization of Canada held its third annual Sikh Youth Leadership Institute (SYLI) in Ottawa this past weekend. After taking part in a rigorous application process, twenty Sikh youths between the ages of 18-25 … Continue reading

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70 years after Pakistan-India split, Sikhs search for home

Pakistani Sikh Radesh Singh, center, shows a house occupied by Muslim families, used to be a Sikh temple in Peshawar, Pakistan. — AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Radesh Singh’s grandfather was just 11 years old when he left his … Continue reading

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US Sikhs Launch Campaign to Educate Americans About Their Faith

National Sikh Campaign. Credit: Reuters New York: Sikhs in the US today launched a nationwide million-dollar campaign to spread awareness and address the “collective misunderstanding” over the minority community amid a spike in hate crimes against them in the country. … Continue reading

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For more than a century, Sikhs have faced suspicion and violence

The 1907 episode in a seaside timber town in Washington came to be known as the Bellingham Riots. Really, though, there were no riots. There was a pogrom. At the time, the United States was suffering through deep economic distress, … Continue reading

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