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  1. Aman Singh

    Sikh News Profiled US Sikh Throws 'Know Me' Challenge

    It was just another working lunch for an acclaimed American-Sikh musician at a restaurant in Florida's Davenport until the police appeared. Los Angeles-based Neelamjit Dhillon, 35, was busy gearing up for Disney's Animal Kingdom show, 'The Jungle Book Alive' at the White House on July 13, just a...
  2. Aman Singh

    Sikh Sikh Captain America Who Fights Alienism

    Event on Sikh ways of life in the US to have several such champions AMRITSAR: He is a political cartoonist, but on occasions, he transforms into 'Sikh Captain America', a costumed soldier with a traditional head wrap who fights bigotry and champions cultural understanding through public...
  3. Sikhi 24/7

    Sikh News Sikh American Interns Share 'Langar On The Hill'

    The Kennedy Caucus Room was a different event space than the usual historical Senate meeting room on Wednesday evening. White cloth covered the ground of the room, and upon entering, guests were asked to do two things: cover their heads and remove their shoes. “The room's a little...
  4. Aman Singh

    Hard Talk Sikh Owner Fears Hate Crime After His Horse Is Shot Dead In US

    Washington, July 2 In a possible hate crime, the horse of a Sikh man in the US state of Tennessee has been shot dead from a close range. Devinder Sandhu said the horse, named Misty Blue, was apparently shot dead on Tuesday, according to local media reports. “Sandhu is Sikh and wears a turban...
  5. Aman Singh

    Sikhi About The Average Sikh

    They say that the average American does not know the difference between a Sikh and a Muslim. They tell me the average American associates a turban and a beard with ISIS, Taliban or Bin Laden. That's okay because the average Sikh does not have "fear" in their vocabulary. We are not the...
  6. 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...
  7. Aman Singh

    The Sikh Boy Who Developed Breasts And Grew Up To Don A Superhero Uniform

    There is so much more to our lives than a single demographic label or a medical diagnosis or any other identity the world imposes on us. Dr. Oliver Sacks was a kindred soul who opened a chest box full of stories hidden behind medical labels. He revealed secrets, made so called abnormalities...
  8. Aman Singh

    SALDEF Hate Crimes Against Arabs, Sikhs, Hindus Will Now Be Tracked In Fbi Hate Crime Manual

    Hate crimes against Sikh, Hindu, and Arab Americans will now be able to be tracked by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). After years of lobbying by community advocates and the support of 140 members of Congress, the DOJ and FBI have updated their hate...
  9. Aman Singh

    Making The Change With Hope & Faith - Sikh Advocate Prabhjot Singh, Md

    In August 2012, Prabhjot Singh, MD ’11, co-wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times in which he argued that the FBI should keep separate statistics on hate crimes against Sikhs. After months of work by activists and the convening of congressional hearings, the agency complied. “Ultimately...
  10. Aman Singh

    USA Punjabi Sikh-mexican American Community

    Amelia Singh Netervala points to her mother’s chicken curry enchiladas as the best metaphor for her childhood. Born to a Punjabi Sikh father and Mexican mother, her family was full of cultural contradictions: She went to church on Sundays with her mother and three siblings while her father...
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