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  1. R

    Remembering Oneness

    In the wake of the Islamophobia that has swept the west, and the recent terrorist attacks in London (side note: interesting how all those terrorist attacks coincided with the elections….), there has been more hate being placed against Muslims as a whole. It is often forgotten that Muslim...
  2. Aman Singh

    Society Letter To My Sikh Son: Be Proud Of Your Identity

    Editor’s Note: Bay Area resident Jaskaran Singh is dismayed that Sikhs in the U.S. are once again being mistaken for Muslims and becoming the target of hate crimes. Even so, he tells his 16-year-old son in a letter, Sikhs shouldn’t strip themselves of their identity even if it makes them stand...
  3. Aman Singh

    Islamophobia: Discovering The Impact On More Than Just Muslims

    “Before you dump your issues onto me, I am not a Muslim or Arabian. I am a Sikh from India.” This was the sign that greeted me when I recently popped into a convenient store on Sunset Boulevard. The man behind the counter, who displayed the sign, was wearing an orange turban, a clear sign that...
  4. Aman Singh

    USA Targeted For “looking Muslim”: The Dawkins/harris Worldview And A Twisted New Hypocrisy

    The conflation of Sikhs and Muslim “jihadis” by Western Islamophobes shows how shallow Islamophobia is... One of the most obnoxious refrains you hear when you complain about Islamophobia in the United States being a form of racism is “Islam isn’t a race, it’s a religion.” It’s a nasty derailing...
  5. 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...
  6. spnadmin

    Islam Gurpreet Singh: Reflections On Islamophobia And Religious Extremism

    By Gurpreet Singh, July 16, 2011 As the South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy (SANSAD) is getting ready for a public forum on Islamophobia in Vancouver this Sunday, fingers are pointing at the involvement of the Indian Mujahideen—a Muslim extremist group—as being behind recent...
  7. spnadmin

    USA Spike In Islamophobia Taking Toll On Sikhs

    This past weekend, two Sikh men, aged 78 and 65, were shot in broad daylight as they were walking down a street in Elk Grove, a suburb of Sacramento. The 65-year-old man died, while his friend was critically wounded. The assailant sped away in a light brown pickup. At this point, police are...
  8. spnadmin

    Islam Seeing The 'Other' As American: Moving Past Islamophobia (Editorial)

    Writers, philosophers, professors, and politicians have referred to the United States of America as "a nation founded by immigrants." This fact can hardly be refuted -- especially considering the existence of the term "Native American." America has dealt with the question and issues...
  9. spnadmin

    Sikh News Study Suggests "turban Effect" As A Source Of "Islamophobia"

    Study suggests "turban effect" as a source of "Islamophobia" A Muslim-style turban is perceived as a threat, according to a new study, even by people who don't realize they hold the prejudice, dubbed "the turban effect" by researchers. Research volunteers played a computer game that showed...
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