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Sikh American Story To Air on CNN on May 6: Sikh Coalition

The Sikh Coalition announced this week that CNN’s Emmy Award-winning United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell will feature the first-ever hour-long cable episode exclusively focusing on the Sikh American community.

Academics and Activists Praise New Book “Captivating the Simple-Hearted: A Struggle for Human Dignity”

The book probes what it means to be Sikh and brings important questions of Sikh resistance into the forefront with a wide spectrum of historical accounts that rupture hegemonic discourses.

Two Days World Sikh Convention 2018 to Commence in New York Today

A two days convention is going to be held at New York on March 3 and 4. The convention is being organised by some members of the 15 member coordination committee of the World Sikh Parliament (WSP).

Satjeet Kaur is New Executive Director of The Sikh Coalition

The Sikh Coalition has announced Satjeet Kaur as the organization’s new Executive Director. Satjeet Kaur will lead the day-to-day management of the Sikh Coalition’s staff and drive the strategic direction of the organization.

SikhRI to Hold Live Webinar on ‘Guru Granth Sahib and the Vedic Thought’

The Sikh Research Institution is going to hold a live webinar on February 24th, 2018 on topic: 'Guru Granth Sahib and the Vedic Thought'.

Authorities Commit To Making Decision in Northwest Illinois Hate Crime Case: Sikh Coalition

The Rock Island County Sheriff’s Department contends that the investigation had stalled because Uber has not responded to their warrant for the attacker’s Uber account information that was filed on February 6, 2018 - a week after the assault occurred.

USA: In Clear Hate Crime Case, Gunman Threatens Sikh in Northwest Illinois

It is learnt that a passenger put a gun to the head of a Sikh Uber driver after demanding to know “which country do you belong to?” and telling him “I hate turban people” on Sunday, January 28th.

Sikh Project Exhibition Launches in Maryland This Month

On February 14, 2018, the Sikh Project photography exhibition will launch in Sandy Spring, Maryland.

SikhRI Announces A New Course titled “Anand Sahib” for Blissful Life

Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) has announced the release of a new online course Anand Sahib that explores the bani of Anand Sahib.

Deeply Troubled over Worldwide Restrictions by Sikh Diaspora, Indian Authorities Indulge into Misleading Propaganda: says UK Sikh body

The Indian authorities are clearly worried by the growing worldwide restrictions on Indian officials in Gurdwaras when on official visits.

Sikh Man Targeted by Hate Speech & Violence in Seattle (USA)

The assailant threw his wallet at Deepinder Singh and proceeded to yell, "You have no right to ask me that question. I'm on American land! Go back to your country! I will kill you and your family."

New Jersey (USA) Nominates its First Sikh Attorney General

This is a proud moment for civil rights groups and law-makers in NJ. Gurbir Singh Grewal is the first turban wearing Sikh Attorney general to be sworn in the United States, said United Sikhs

USA: Connecticut State and City of Norwich Recognise the Fact of “1984 Sikh Genocide”

Connecticut (USA) State Senator “Cathy Osten” presented Sikh Leaders Recognition from General Assembly which declares the violence of 1984 as “1984 Sikh Genocide”.

Turlock City Council In California (USA) Declares November As Sikh Awareness Month

The month of November is observed as Sikh awareness month by various City councils in the United States of America.

USA: Sikh Doctor Discrimination Case Reaches Resolution

A resolution has been reached in the December 2016 employment discrimination lawsuit that was filed on behalf of Dr. Jaswinder Pal Singh, the Sikh Coalition announced today.

Dasvandh Network announces matching gift offer to support Puerto Rico Emergency Relief Fund

Troy, MI: In collaboration with Dasvandh Network (DVN) and United Sikhs, the sangat at Khalsa Care Foundation Gurdwara in California has made a pledge to ...

Thousands Await Food, Water, Security as Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis Escalates: United Sikhs

The mass exodus of the Rohingya refugees escaping persecution in Myanmar has reached critical levels and refugee camps are at capacity. The new arrivals struggle to find space and support in the overcrowded camp as they join the half-a-million Rohingya refugees before them.

US Sikh Bodies Call for Boycott of October 25 Event by Anti-Sikh RSS wing

A co-ordination committee of various US based Gurdwara management committees and Sikh diaspora organisations have called upon the Sikh community to completely boycott October 25 event to be held by Rashtriya Sikh Sangat, a wing of Hindutva fountainhead Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS).

Rewriting History the Era(z)ed Chapters – Chaurasi Then and Now: SikhRI Webinar on Oct. 21

The Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) will be holding next webinar on topic: "Rewriting History the Era(z)ed Chapters - Chaurasi Then and Now".

Sikhs Deliver Relief for Irma Victims in Florida (USA)

All across Florida Hurricane Irma evacuees are returning to scenes of devastation as they begin assessing the damage from one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record.

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