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First-Ever Sikh Float in Rose Parade

It was an incredible experience to watch the first-ever Sikh float at the Rose Parade. It…


Discrimination Lingers in Post-9/11 Era

By Amelia Earnest Published by Yale Daily News. A decade after the Sept. 11 attacks, Yale students…


Erasure: AZ Bill Wipes Sodhi's Name from 9/11 Memorial

Anyone who knows about the aftermath of 9/11 will remember the story of Balbir Singh Sodhi.  A…


The Changing Face of the NAACP

Last week, NPR reported a growing trend among local NAACP chapters. They're electing a new…


On Grandfathers and Grief

As I write this, my eyes are swollen from crying.  It's not that I'm not accustomed to the news.…


Two Elderly Sikh Men Gunned Down, CA

Two elderly Sikh men, who wore turbans and beards, were gunned down in Elk Grove, CA during their…


"Anti-Muslim Protest Terrified My Kids"

Here is Salon's article giving voice to a mother who walked past screaming protesters at the recent…


Fear and Hate on Display

Watch this video. Fear and hate for Muslim Americans on full display at a protest against a charity…


The Politics of Paralysis

In the last few weeks, as the national firestorm over the "Ground Zero Mosque" reached a deafening…


Speaking at the Parliament of the World’s Religions

I wanted to go to the Parliament of the World's Religions ever since I first heard about it as a…