Harris County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal made history in 2015 for wearing his articles of faith while in uniform.
Nearly half of Sikh or Muslim survey participants claim they've experienced verbal harassment referring to their race, ethnicity or religion.
Gurjeet Singh says he is traumatized, the Sikh Coalition reports.
The often-targeted group finally gets its due.
The critics of Harjit Sajjan and of other Sikhs in the armed forces are forgetting that based on the very Sikh tenet of fighting injustice, Sikhs in the military have the power to bring positive change and take action to make the military a more just organization. Moreover, battling for justice is a part of Sikhism and looking at our history.
Religious organizations urged a federal court to approve construction of the mosque.
A huge step in the right direction.
Sikhs have often been targeted by people who mistake them for Muslim.
Sixty-seven percent of turbaned Sikh youth say they've been targeted by bullies. This is an outrage.
"No American should be afraid to practice their faith in our country."
This Wednesday, Aug. 5, will mark three years since a shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, claimed the lives of six worshippers.
"Regardless of what the situation is, we need to always spread love and peace and keep helping each other."
When Gurdit Singh was offered a job in 2008 as a mail carrier at Walt Disney World, he was thrilled. On his first day, however, it quickly became apparent that his new job might not be the path to happily ever after he had imagined.