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Enlisting SpongeBob and ‘Game of Thrones’ to counter anti-Sikh prejudice

We Are Sikhs representatives hold the American flag at a Fresno Grizzlies baseball game in Fresno, Calif., on July 4, 2017. Photo by Christina Hulick (RNS) — Sikhs are counting on their love of “Game of Thrones” and other elements … Continue reading

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Trendy Singh first in Calgary to make printed dastars

Jenn Nguyen (left) designed prints for Dastars (the main fabric portion of a Sikh turban), like the one worn by her friend Gurpreet Kharey. Calgary’s Sikh community is having a very fashion forward moment – the city’s first custom dastar … 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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