(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) — 'I hope my example helps provide a different vision of what it means to be a Muslim woman in America today,' she says.
(RNS) — Why do Sikhs like me challenge anti-Muslim hate when our religion is completely distinct? The answer starts with fairness but extends to our communities' long history of mutual regard.
(RNS) — It’s not always easy to dismiss others’ fears, even if you are not really the thing they are scared of.
(RNS) — How can people trust their own government when its leaders have been involved in mass atrocities and crimes against humanity?
(RNS) — When the Canadian Amateur Boxing Association prohibited him from competing because of his beard, this Sikh athlete decided to fight to change the rules.
(RNS) — If Congress is guilty of maintaining outdated policies that infringe on religious freedoms, how can Americans expect to change these discriminatory policies in everyday life?
(RNS) — When so many Sikhs have given up so much to honor their own identities, it’s hard for me to imagine cutting my beard for something so trivial as a split chin.
(RNS) — The official statistics reflect a climate of growing hate that is emboldened and indeed enacted by those at the top.
(RNS) A recent Dear Abby advice column on choosing a baby name got it all wrong by discouraging diversity in favor of conformity, all in a mistaken notion of 'kindness,' says Simran Jeet Singh.
(RNS) — Those with brown skin know that those who don’t experience racism have a hard time relating to it, a feeling we call 'white privilege.' But the Kavanaugh case has forced us all to confront the male privilege we didn't see.
(RNS) — Ridding our justice systems of those most prone to perpetuating injustice tells marginalized communities that they can trust the people.