Do I feel safer as a Sikh post 9/11?
1261 days ago By Ravinder Paul Singh
Despite all the progress that has been made to educate America about Sikhs, there is an uneasy feeling in the pit of my stomach. Somewhere deep down I resent the fact that every time the spotlight is put on us, it portrays Sikhs as victims. Read On...
The Syrian Horror
1266 days ago By Jessi Kaur
While President Obama seeks Congressional approval to show America’s condemnation of the use of chemical weapons in Syria, Jessi Kaur looks to Guru Nanak for an answer to the moral obligation of a civilized society’s response to the horror in Syria. Read On...
Intellectual Gymnastics: Voice of the Sikh Diaspora
1281 days ago By I. J Singh
Join us in celebrating the many splendored journey of the Sikh diaspora. Explore the richness of the voices that comprise it where, just a few decades ago, there were practically none. Read On...
Commemorating Oak Creek Tragedy
1296 days ago By Jessi Kaur
Is it guns that kill, or people? Are movies and video games promoting a culture of mindless violence? Are we glamorizing anti-heroes? Do we need new policies and petitions to ban guns to have a safe society? Jessi Kaur explores the reasons for the epidemic of hatred in the US. Read On...
Japji Kaur: A Role Model at Ten
1316 days ago By Jessi Kaur
A ten year old girl is reciting the Ninth Guru’s saloks while concluding sehaj paath at a family event. Jessi Kaur is utterly fascinated as the flawless reading continues, and wonders what kind of an environment fosters the reading of Sri Guru Granth Sahib at such an early age? Read On...
Let Sikh Kids Play Soccer
1330 days ago By Sultan Jessa
The big controversy in Quebec has ended with members of the growing Sikh Community in the province being allowed to play soccer with their turbans. There was a world-wide outrage when the Quebec Soccer Federation banned turbans from soccer fields although hijabs are allowed. Read On...
Guru Arjan and 1984
1351 days ago By I. J Singh
The 1984 attack by India’s army on the Golden Temple (Amritsar) coincided with the martyrdom day of Guru Arjan. Now the vagaries of the calendar have put a 10 day hiatus between the two events. Why and what does this gap mean to us? Read On...