Oak Creek

The Sunday Before the Election

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


Award-Winning Filmmaker Explains Storytelling as Advocacy

On Friday, I spent the day with Millennials at the University of Pennsylvania. One of them did a…


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…


First Lady Sets an Example after Wisconsin Shooting

Published on CNN. I have spent the past two weeks documenting the aftermath of what could be one…


President Obama, Come to Oak Creek

Published on CNN. (CNN) -- Last Saturday morning, when media crews outside the Sikh gurdwara (house…


Shooting at Sikh Gurdwara Prompts Call for Storytelling to Bind Us Together

Published on The Washington Post. Sixteen days ago, a gunman opened fire in a Sikh gurdwara in Oak…