(RNS) — Despite the real harm Islamophobia has caused Sikhs, they have consistently refused to throw the Muslim community under the bus by simply distancing themselves from Islam.
(RNS) — Ethno-nationalism is a regressive way of constructing and inhabiting a nation, yet its popularity is surging in the skyrocketing Hindu nationalism in India or the rise of white nationalism in the United States.
(RNS) — It’s not always easy to dismiss others’ fears, even if you are not really the thing they are scared of.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The White House says its administration 'continues to engage hundreds of faith leaders on various issues that directly impact their communities,’ but some say they’re not in that number.
(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) — '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.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Meanwhile, most everyone else is kept at arm's length.
(RNS) A video of the mayor learning how to tie a Sikh turban has gone viral.
(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) 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."
WASHINGTON (RNS) The survey found that 11 percent of Americans said they were close friends with a Sikh person; 31 percent said they had never interacted with a Sikh.
(RNS) Teenager Prabhdeep Suri has been teased mercilessly since he was in kindergarten for the patka he wore on his head, a symbol of his Sikh faith. Now he and other Sikhs are sending the message that discrimination against Sikhs in the U.S. has got to stop.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Pentagon officials told members of Congress at a Capitol Hill hearing Wednesday that they are unaware of any pattern of religious discrimination in the chaplain corps.
(RNS) It is not clear whether the attacks on Dr. Prabhjot Singh and the Muslim woman, who was also treated at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, are related. But many say the motives, if not the perpetrators, are depressingly familiar.
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