Simran Jeet Singh has not received any gifts yet
This piece originally appeared on Newsweek's The Daily Beast
Most of us hate the indignities of air travel, but for some Americans, Sikhs especially, airport security is humiliating. One Sikh says that it’s not making America safer.
While I am excited to celebrate Thanksgiving with my family, I am not excited about the process of getting…Continue
This article originally appeared in Newsweek's The Daily Beast
U.S. Army Major Kamal Singh Kalsi comes from a long tradition of military veterans. His great grandfather served in the Royal British Army. Both his father and grandfather saw combat while serving in the Indian Air Force. So when recruiters…Continue
Originally published with Tikkun; Co-written with Dr. Prabhjot Singh
As members of an underrepresented community in modern America, we find ourselves in the midst of a double bind. On the one hand, we continue to work within an established system to gain recognition, rights, and respect for the community we represent—American Sikhs. On the other hand, we realize that engaging in…Continue
This article originally appeared on Religion Dispatches
Recently, my close friend Dr. Prabhjot Singh was assaulted in an apparent hate crime near his home in New York City. Although many headlines prominently feature the word “victim,” this is not how most Sikhs would view it.
Prabhjot does not see himself as a victim,…Continue