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Interview: Sikh-American activist Valarie Kaur is fighting hate with revolutionary love

Interview: Sikh-American activist Valarie Kaur is fighting hate with revolutionary love

This piece originally appeared on Scroll.in on March 12, 2017. The founder of the Revolutionary Love Project shot into the spotlight with an inspirational New Year’s Eve speech. On New Year’s Eve, Valarie Kaur, a documentary filmmaker and civil rights activist based in Los Angeles, […]

How we are going to fight Muslim Ban 2.0

How we are going to fight Muslim Ban 2.0

Just hours ago, the President signed a new Muslim ban that shuts our doors to refugees and targets immigrants from Muslim-majority countries. The administration has made tweaks to the original order. But make no mistake: This is #MuslimBan2. The White House’s own policy advisor promised […]

Love is only revolutionary as action

Love is only revolutionary as action

Breaking report: Sikh man in Kent, Washington shot last night by a gunman who yelled “go back to your own country.” This shooting happens on the heels of the murder of Srinivas Kuchibhotla last week. Hate breaks bones and sears flesh. But it’s also in […]

Mai Bhago Retreat: Sikh American women justice leaders

Mai Bhago Retreat: Sikh American women justice leaders

On Saturday, Feb 25th, we held the inaugural Mai Bhago retreat in Los Angeles! It was the first of its kind — a gathering for Sikh American women justice leaders. Twenty Sikh American women gathered from all corners of the country. Our circle was diverse: […]

Rising up in love + justice this weekend

Rising up in love + justice this weekend

Dear Friends,On Tuesday, Feb 14th, thousands of you took part in the Day of Revolutionary Love, Day of Rising! Together we generated hundreds of calls to Congress, hundreds of love letters, and thousands of events held across the US and around the world, including a […]

We Rise Up To Reclaim Today for #RevolutionaryLove

We Rise Up To Reclaim Today for #RevolutionaryLove

This entry was originally posted on OnFaith. When we love even in the face of fear and rage, we can transform relationships, our culture, and our country. Love becomes revolutionary. Since the President’s executive orders began to come down, we have barely had a chance […]

ANNOUNCING A DAY OF REVOLUTIONARY LOVE…

ANNOUNCING A DAY OF REVOLUTIONARY LOVE…

This was originally posted by Auburn Seminary. Since the executive orders started coming down, we have barely had a chance to breathe. Thousands of you took to the streets, showed up at airports, held vigils, called Congress, and even supported civil disobedience. Our show of […]

Sikh interfaith leader Valarie Kaur to address Northeastern community

Sikh interfaith leader Valarie Kaur to address Northeastern community

This piece originally appeared in the India New England News. Valarie Kaur, Northeastern University’s 2017 Interfaith Leadership Fellow, delivered a talk on Friday, February 11, at 5 p.m. in the Curry Student Center Ballroom titled “Revolutionary Love in an Era of Enormous Rage.” Her speech […]

The Time For Civil Disobedience Has Come.

The Time For Civil Disobedience Has Come.

This was originally posted by Auburn Seminary. I write to you from my heart. Just hours ago, the President closed our borders to all refugees and also immigrants from seven primarily Muslim countries — a de facto Muslim ban. The danger of this presidency is […]

Our Inauguration Oath For #RevolutionaryLove

Our Inauguration Oath For #RevolutionaryLove

This was originally posted by the Auburn Seminary. In a matter of hours, our next president will place his hand on a Bible and speak an oath to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.” It is an oath sworn many times throughout […]