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The simple Sikh teaching that can inspire us to resist hating those who hate us

By Simran Jeet Singh — July 27, 2022
(RNS) — Guru Nanak teaches that when we practice seeing the good in one another, we enter into a positive loop.
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‘You can’t talk about that’: The art of sharing Sikh experiences on Netflix

By Simran Jeet Singh — February 8, 2022
(RNS) — Agam Darshi about her process in writing and producing her new film 'Donkeyhead.'

Why the Indian farmers’ protest victory is good for us all

By Simran Jeet Singh — November 23, 2021
(RNS) — The tiny difference between impossibility and implausibility can make all the difference in the world for us.

Empowering Muslims to tell their own stories

By Simran Jeet Singh — November 9, 2021
(RNS) — A newly funded fellowship for Muslim artists puts power into the hands of Muslim creatives.

New poll reveals how much we presume about Muslim Americans’ politics

By Simran Jeet Singh — October 15, 2021
(RNS) — Two decades after 9/11, Americans are still getting to know their Muslim neighbors. New data may help.

‘We have already achieved the impossible’: Fighting a rare childhood disease with hope

By Simran Jeet Singh — October 5, 2021
(RNS) — A civil rights activist becomes an advocate for solving her son’s affliction.

Anti-Sikh bigotry didn’t start with 9/11. That fact got me through it.

By Simran Jeet Singh — September 8, 2021
(RNS) — When people ask me how I’m able to endure the specter of bigotry as a visible Sikh in modern America, the answer now feels simple and honest: perspective.

20 years after the first Taliban regime, will we again target people based on how they look?

By Simran Jeet Singh — August 18, 2021
(RNS) — Have we learned anything about our own bigotry and extremism, and the rights of religious minorities?

Giannis Antetokounmpo: NBA stardom without the ego

By Simran Jeet Singh — August 10, 2021
(RNS) — Spiritual lessons from the NBA Finals' MVP.

Samrath Singh, first turbaned Sikh to play NCAA baseball, is more than the challenges he has overcome

By Simran Jeet Singh — August 5, 2021
(RNS) — ‘I’m confident in who I am and I love myself, and the people around me, my own beliefs, and my religion, have helped me accept myself and be proud of who I am,’ said New Jersey native and Boston College senior Samrath Singh.

Human rights is on Blinken’s agenda in India. Can he make it stick?

By Simran Jeet Singh — July 30, 2021
(RNS) — If we are going to be partners, we have to hold India to the standards we expect from ourselves.

The Atlanta spa shooting and the hate crime gap

By Simran Jeet Singh — May 14, 2021
(RNS) — Those targeted by hate see evidence of bias that law enforcement doesn't see.

Treating the Indianapolis attack as a hate crime will keep us all safer

By Simran Jeet Singh — April 22, 2021
(RNS) — Eyewitness accounts suggest bias as a motivation for the shooting.
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