Month: September 2012

After Sikh Temple Shooting, a Historic Hearing

After Sikh Temple Shooting, a Historic Hearing

Published on The Melissa Harris-Perry Blog. Just 45 days after his mother was murdered by a white supremacist in her house of worship, Harpreet Singh Saini found the courage to testify at a historic Senate hearing on Wednesday of this week. Saini’s mother was killed […]

Senate Hearing Holds Key to Understanding Homegrown Hate

Senate Hearing Holds Key to Understanding Homegrown Hate

Published on The Washington Post. In the chaos of bullets, riots, and the murder of an ambassador and three other U.S. citizens, a congressional hearing held in a quiet corner of the U.S. Senate holds the key to understanding the many costs of homegrown hate. […]

Sikh Temple Shooting, One Month Later

Sikh Temple Shooting, One Month Later

Published on The Washington Post. In the thick of election season, the mass shooting of Sikh worshippers in Oak Creek, Wis., on Aug. 5, 2012, has quickly faded from public consciousness. But a month later, the tragedy is front and center in the minds of […]