Guest Voices: Sikh temple shooting


Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Redefining the threat within

Christian leaders commit to joining with others to prevent and address hate crimes and extremism.

By Mark S. Hanson and Kathryn M. Lohre  |  01:24 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Domestic extremism; Senate Judiciary hearing; Sikhs; hate crime; Sikh temple shooting; oak Creek, Wis.; Harpreet Singh; Mark S. Hanson; Kathryn M. Lohre

Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Senate hearing holds key to understanding homegrown hate

Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin prompts hearing on domestic hate groups and extremism.

By Valarie Kaur  |  07:16 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hate crimes; Sednate hearing; domestic terrorism; Valarie Kaur; Sikh temple shooting

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Was the deadly Sikh temple shooting in Oak Creek, Wis., a mistake?

The juxtaposition of of terrorist and terrorized has caused many of us to rethink our stereotypes.

By Simran Jeet Singh  |  01:49 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sikh temple shooting; Oak Creek, Wis.; Simran Jeet Singh

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Sikh temple shooting, one month later

For Sikhs, Oak Creek, Wis., has become a cause for introspection and an urgent call to action.

By Valarie Kaur  |  01:50 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sikh temple shooting; Oak Creek, Wis.; Sikh Americans; DNClive; Democratic National Convention

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 03:17 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Shooting at Sikh gurdwara prompts call for storytelling to bind us together

Only storytelling can cultivate the empathy that invites us to imagine walking in another’s shoes.

By Valarie Kaur  |  03:17 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sikh temple shooting, Sikh gurdwara, Oak Creek, Wis., Valarie Kaur, Sikh attack, anti-Sikh

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 07:07 PM ET, 08/07/2012

White supremacy: The real ‘homegrown’ terrorism

As white Americans, we must recognize the threat that “white supremacy” poses to the equal dignity and worth of all human beings as created in the image of God.

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  07:07 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  white supremacy, Wade Michael Page, Sikh temple shooting, Southern Poverty Law Center

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

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 08/07/2012

A new generation of Sikh Americans step up

Coming of age in the shadow of Sept. 11, young Sikhs serve in key leadership for the community.

By Valarie Kaur  |  04:13 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sikhs, Sikh American, Valarie Kaur, Sikh temple shooting