Guest Voices: Sikh Temple of Wisconsin


Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Sikh temple shooting highlights need to expand boundaries of social circles

In Oak Creek, Wis., the tragedy introduced many Americans to Sikhism and Sikhs for the first time.

By Gurjot Kaur  |  04:37 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sikhs, Sikh temple shooting, Sikh gurdwara, Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, Oak Creek, Wis., Gurjot Kaur

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 08/12/2012

This turban stays on

Some suggest that Sikhs assimilate and avoid danger by removing their turbans. This is absurd and offensive.

By Rajdeep Singh  |  12:47 PM ET, 08/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sikhs, turbans, turban, Rajdeep Singh, Sikh temple shooting, Sikh Temple of Wisconsin

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Sikhs bearing pizza

When I hear or read pundits or politicians fomenting xenophobia or Islamophobia, I have a very clear idea of the “collateral damage” to innocents their agitating provokes.

By Anya Cordell  |  05:57 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sikhs, Sikh temple shooting, Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, Anya Cordell

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 08/07/2012

The Sikh community stands apart, intentionally

We can consider Islamic hijabs, Hindu janeus, and Christian crucifixes alongside Sikh turbans as similar claims on identity.

By David Mason  |  05:10 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sikhs, Sikh temple shooting, Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, David Mason