This week an Instagram star became the most recent object lesson in prejudice and bigotry. Influencer Jess Hilarious published a raft of posts to her social accounts reaching millions of people – telling the story of how 4 men in turbans made her feel ‘threatened’. The posts were met with intense backlash. Jess responded […]
(RNS) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal's faith is not the primary driver of his work as attorney general; its core teachings of service, justice and kindness are, and they align well with his progressive approach to policy.
RNS asked some of the country’s top faith leaders, scholars and activists to consider what changes the religion landscape will see in 2019. Find all their predictions here. In 2019, Sikhs will make a concerted effort to address major issues within the community that have been ignored for far too long. Many of these issues comport […]
(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.
(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.