(The Conversation) — More than 500,000 Sikh Americans face a growing amount of hate crimes, mainly from ignorance. A Sikh scholar explains the tenets and history of the faith, including why they wear turbans.
(AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a group of Sikhs and Hindus on their way to meet Afghanistan’s president in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 19 people.
(RNS) — We asked Simran Jeet Singh, a senior religion fellow for the Sikh Coalition, to consider what 2018 will mean for religion.
(RNS) — 'I'm obsessed with Star Wars,' says a turbaned man who appears in one of the videos that are part of the 'We Are Sikhs' media campaign.
(RNS) Humanitarians around the world will be counting on Haley to champion voices of the unheard in her role as U.N. ambassador. Her heritage will give her strength.
(Reuters) Once a thriving minority, only a handful of Sikh and Hindu families remain in Afghanistan. Many have chosen to flee the country of their birth, blaming growing discrimination and intolerance.
(RNS) The Army concluded that to allow beards for medical reasons but ban them for religious reasons was discriminatory.
(RNS) The ruling called the tests "discriminatory" and likely to discourage soldiers from seeking religious accommodations.
(RNS) Waris Ahluwalia was boarding a flight to New York City when he was told to publicly remove his turban for a security screening -- even though he had not triggered a metal detector.
(RNS) Mistaken for Muslims, Sikh Americans are often the victims of Islamophobic speech and violence.
(RNS) In the U.S., being forced to choose between one’s faith and service to our country is a choice that no American should have to make.
(RNS) More than a billion people around the globe -- nearly a fifth of the world’s population -- are preparing to celebrate the festivals of Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas.
(RNS) Pope Francis embodies the Sikh concept of servant-leadership, which suggests that the best leaders are those who are constantly looking to serve those around them.
NEW YORK (RNS) Pope Francis asked God to "look on us, people of all faiths and religious traditions, who gather today on this hallowed ground, the scene of unspeakable violence and pain."
(RNS) A federal judge has ruled a Sikh college student must be allowed to join a college Army group and keep his long hair, turban and beard -- part of his "religious uniform."