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  1. spnadmin

    An American Turned Sikh To Restore Ancient Gurdwaras

    American-turned-Sikh to restore ancient gurudwaras http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/12/sikh-art_n_1761653.html#slide=1357063 Smriti Malaviya, Hindustan Times An American-turned-Sikh has vowed to restore all the Sikh shrines in India and Nepal visited by Guru Nanak Dev Saheb to...
  2. Archived_Member16

    India Rapes In India Rise By 873% From 1953

    Rapes in India rise by 873% from 1953 IANS / Thursday, December 20, 2012 16:16 IST The number of rapes in India shot up from 1953 to 2001 by a staggering 873%, the CPI(M)'s "People's Democracy" said in its latest edition released Thursday. "Sexual crimes against women have been...
  3. namjiwankaur

    Is There A Sikh Teaching Equivalent To The Native Americans "Mitakuye Osin"?

    I believe all humanity comes from the original parents (whoever created the first human being ... some say we come from apes, others say we have existed forever...either way, there is a time in history when the first human beings gave birth to another human being...hence I call them "the...
  4. namjiwankaur

    Islam American Pens Quran Against Islamophobia

    Sat Nam I came across this article while reading from my Twitter feed over coffee. gingerteakaur Wow! This guy is an awesome artist! I've always thought Islamic calligraphy is beautiful, but this artist is the best I've ever seen. And he's not Muslim! He's penned the entire Quran and makes...
  5. Admin

    USA Sikh American Man Murdered In Wisconsin Store

    The 56-year-old man who was shot and killed at a north-side neighborhood market was fatally wounded Wednesday night in what police said Thursday appeared to be an attempted robbery. Dalbir Singh was killed about 9:10 p.m. Wednesday, shortly after the Harmony food store at 3821 W. Locust St...
  6. Admin

    USA American Sikhs A Small, Misunderstood Community

    -- Ever since they arrived in the U.S. as farmers and lumber mill workers in the late 19th century, Sikhs have struggled with how little Americans knew about the faith. In 1907, a mob in Bellingham, Wash., who called Sikhs "the Hindus," ran them out of town. (Bellingham officials apologized...
  7. linzer

    Today, We Are All American Sikhs

    Today, we are all American Sikhs By Valarie Kaur, Special to CNN updated 11:01 AM EDT, Mon August 6, 2012 People gather outside a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, where a gunman killed six people Sunday. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Valarie Kaur's Sikh grandfather faced discrimination when he...
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    General American Horror Story Fan's

    Hello my dear friends, My self davidwilson, I am big fan american TV show, Here I am make new thread regarding TV show's I am big fan American Horror Story, this Tv series is a awesome TV show , I love to watch this TV show.. Share with me your comments ............:)...
  9. findingmyway

    SALDEF UPDATE: Washington, DC, Becomes First Major City In US To Allow Full-Time Sikh American Police Offic

    SALDEF’s Eight Year Partnership with MPD Results in Uniform Policy Change Today the seventh largest police force in the nation became the first major police department in the United States to explicitly and voluntarily allow Sikh Americans to serve as full-time, uniformed police officers...
  10. Archived_Member16

    USA China On Edge: Obama Looks East, Expands American Presence In Asia

    CHINA ON EDGE Obama Looks East, Expands American Presence In Asia By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN 11/17/11 10:03 AM ET BEIJING -- While Beijing's public response to President Barack Obama's more muscular China policy has been muted, behind the scenes the U.S. president's sudden moves to...
  11. spnadmin

    A Sikh American's Identity Crisis

    by Simran Jeet Singh Sometimes, I'm not totally sure who I am. Not in the crazy, lost my mind kind of way. And not in the spiritual or philosophical kind of way either. What I mean is that I don't always know how to categorize myself. New Yorker? American? Indian? Punjabi? Texan...
  12. spnadmin

    USA Life: An Italian American Sikh Female Taxi Driver In NYC

    Enjoy the great video with this thread. She looks and dresses like a traditional Indian woman, yet she speaks with an American-Italian Brooklyn accent. Maria Provenzano Singh is also one of the few women cab drivers in New York City. Recently, a young man pulled out a gun at the end of...
  13. spnadmin

    African American Women’s Lives: Krishna Kaur (formerly Thelma Oliver)

    Thelma Oliver was a dancer and actress who in the mid to late 1960s was making her mark on Broadway and on US film history in director Sidney Lumet’s film The Pawnbroker. Then she started studying yoga and became Krishna Kaur. This is her story. Oliver was born in Los Angeles, California in...
  14. spnadmin

    Sikh Coalition Disparate Screening Of Sikh Travelers At American Airports

    To: Administrator John Pistole, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Subject: Disparate Screening of Sikh Travelers at American Airports Date: July 8, 2011 This memorandum is jointly submitted by the Sikh Coalition, Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF), and...
  15. spnadmin

    Sikh Coalition Sikh Coalition Attends White House Celebration Of Asian American And Pacific Islander Heritage

    Sikh Coalition Attends White House Celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage By GURJASPAL SINGH Published: June 28, 2011 Washington, DC (June 28, 2011): Last week the Sikh Coalition, along with several Sikh leaders from across the country, attended a White House...
  16. spnadmin

    SALDEF Stand-Up For Religious Diversity In The Workplace; End Discriminatory Treatment Of Sikh American Par

    (Washington D.C., 5/26/2011) - Since 2008, Sahaj Singh Khalsa, a Sikh American paramedic from New Mexico, has been discriminated against by his employer because of his mandated religious identity. Mr. Khalsa has endured disparaging remarks and threats, and, in one incident, was even physically...
  17. spnadmin

    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom American Gurdwara Committee Supports Memorial For June 1984 Martyrs

    San Francisco, USA (18 May 2011): American Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee (AGPC) has supported the Panthic bodies that served an ultimatum to Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhs in Amritsar to set up martyrs memorial in the Darbar Sahib complex and open ‘Martyrs Gallery’ at Akal Takht...
  18. spnadmin

    SALDEF ACLU Files Charges On Behalf Of Sikh American Paramedics

    ACLU Files Charges on Behalf of Sikh American Paramedic (Washington DC, 5/12/2011) – Yesterday, the American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico (ACLU-NM) filed charges with the New Mexico Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against Española Hospital and Presbyterian Health...
  19. spnadmin

    Hinduism Who Are The American Hindus?

    The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 opens up Asian immigration. Transcendental Meditation takes off. Young people in shaved heads and saffron robes chant "Hare Krishna" at airports. In the 1960s and 1970s, Hinduism seemed on the path to spectacular growth in the United States as...
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