I follow the Sikh faith, which requires that I keep my hair long and wear a turban and beard. The ROTC recruiters said I would not be able to enlist unless I complied with all Army grooming and uniform rules.
The recent events in Wisconsin highlight just why religious tolerance, coexistence and literacy are so imperative in today's world. In the wake of the tragic gurdwara shooting, a group of us across continents have come together -- inspired by our time working with global Sikh communities.
UNITED SIKHS is not only inwardly focused. The organization is grounded in interfaith activism and awareness, declaring, "if
Communities and individuals across NYC have been working together not only to have impact on issues of global health and hunger, but to show the positive power that people of faith can have.