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  1. Aman Singh

    USA Sikh Community Remembers Oak Creek By Running On 'Relentless Optimism'

    The community of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, is honoring the memory of six Sikh Americans killed by a gunman with reported ties to white supremacist organizations on Aug. 5, 2012, one kilometer at a time. Inspired by the Sikh concept of chardhi kala, or relentless optimism in times of hardship...
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    Sikh Exhibit Aims To Show The Beauty Of Sikh American Identity

    Sikhs have been part of the American fabric for over a century, and yet they remain a misunderstood group. In the years since the attacks on September 11, 2001, Sikh Americans have frequently become victims of racial profiling and subjected to hate crimes due to rising Islamophobia. The...
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    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...
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    Sign The Petition - Remove Restrictions For Sikhs Wishing To Serve In The U.S. Military

    Sign the Petition: Remove Restrictions for Sikhs Wishing to Serve in the U.S. Military My name is Major Kamal Singh Kalsi. As a Sikh, I wear a religiously mandated turban and maintain unshorn hair (including a beard that's neatly tied and tucked under my chin). My articles of faith represent...
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    Movies Waris Singh Ahluwalia To Star In Film On 1923 Citizenship Case

    Director Harjus Singh is finishing up post-production for his film, "All Quiet on the Home Front," based on the story of Bhagat Singh Thind, who fought for U.S. citizenship in a landmark 1923 U.S. Supreme Court case. Starring Sikh actor and designer Waris Ahluwalia, the film explores issues of...
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    Opinion Sikh Professor: 'Diversity Is What Makes This Nation Great'

    "What we ought to do is start cultivating in our school systems an appreciation for our differences, celebrating our cultures in a way that's inclusive as opposed to divisive." -Sikh Coalition Senior Religion Fellow, Simran Jeet Singh NBC News features Simran Jeet and SUNY-Buffalo Professor...
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    USA Religious Radicalisation Among Some Muslims Could Invite Backlash To American Sikhs: ASC

    AMRITSAR: While expressing grave concern over religious radicalisation of a few Muslims in America, the American Sikh community has expressed apprehensions of backlash on Sikh American citizenry due to misinformation, ignorance about Sikh's unique identity, their turban and dress. Talking to...
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    SALDEF Announcing An Executive Director Transition At SALDEF

    Dear Friends, Being part of this organization and the shared journey that Sikh Americans have taken over the past seven years has been both the most humbling and rewarding experience of my life. I thank you for trusting me with this seva, supporting me as I have grown in this role, and blessing...
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    Hard Talk You’re Killing Sikhism In America: An Open Letter To Gurdwara Committees

    Dear Gurdwara Committees, To put it bluntly, you’re killing Sikhism in America. On Sunday, January 10th, a video capturing a dramatic fight at the Turlock Sikh Temple in California went viral. The images of men and women shouting, punching and even hitting each other with weapons, present a...
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    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...
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    USA Sikhism In The United States: What Americans Know And Need To Know

    National Sikh Campaign The National Sikh Campaign is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is working to build the image of Sikhism in America and highlight the impact Sikh Americans have made in the United States. The aim of this campaign is to create an environ- ment of mutual acceptance in...
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