Guest Voices: Sikhs


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 06:57 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Celebrating AB1964, California’s new religious freedom law

It has American pluralism written all over it. The nation deserves to know why this law matters.

By Rajdeep Singh  |  06:57 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Workplace Religious Freedom Act; AB1964; California's new religious freedom; Sikhs; Sikh Coalition

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 12:15 PM ET, 08/12/2012

In Conversation: Sikhism, Islam, and Hinduism

A chaplain, a peacemaker, and an advocate discuss similarities and differences between their faiths.

By Vineet Chander, Valarie Kaur and Najeeba Syed-Miller  |  12:15 PM ET, 08/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Valarie Kaur, Najeeba-Syed-Miller, Vineet Chander, Sikhism, Hinduism, Islam, Sikhs, Muslims, Hindus

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 08/09/2012

What we can learn from Wade Michael Page: Being mindful of thoughts, speech and actions

Our words can wage wars or attain peace. And oftentimes, these very words translate into actions.

By Manoj Jain  |  03:13 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sikhs, Sikhism, Jainism, Jain, Dr. Manoj Jain, Sikh temple shootings, Wade Michael Page

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