Opinion Essays

Remembering the Oak Creek Tragedy in Film

By Valarie Kaur and Sharat Raju Published on Huffington Post. Six months ago today, a small…


Journey from Oak Creek to Newtown

Published on Washington Post. When my plane landed in Connecticut early Friday afternoon, I was…


Election Day Prayer

This morning, watching dawn break over New Haven, I see the faces of the young people I've met…


Sikh Americans and the Obama Administration

Letter from dear friend and mentor Amardeep Bhalla to fellow Sikh Americans on Election Day: Dear…


The Sunday Before the Election

Published on Religion and Politics. Nestled in the suburbs of Hamden, Connecticut, a little brick…


Millennials to Candidates: Talk to Us

Published on CNN. As a politically active Millennial invested in this year's election, I was…


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…


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…


Sikh Temple Shooting, One Month Later

Published on The Washington Post. In the thick of election season, the mass shooting of Sikh…


Is Sikh-Led Prayer at RNC a Hollow Gesture?

Published on CNN. The Republican National Convention will make history Wednesday night. Ishwar…