Suspect Eric Breemen told a Sikh store owner from Colorado to "go back to your country," according to an advocacy group.
Religiously worn beards have been subtly framed as an obstacle to the safety of COVID-19 patients.
The Air Force’s updated policy sets new grooming and uniform standards for members who wear turbans, hijabs and beards for religious reasons.
Harris County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal made history in 2015 for wearing his articles of faith while in uniform.
Police in Tracy, California, say they have no evidence suggesting the killing of Parmjit Singh is a hate crime, but will continue investigating.
Parmjit Singh died at the scene after he was attacked while taking a walk in Tracy, California, police say.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the new law makes it "crystal clear to anyone who may still have doubts that New York has zero tolerance for bigotry of any kind."
When I met my husband, I wasn’t making a conscious decision to be with someone who wasn’t Indian or Sikh.
“Today, I feel that my country has embraced my Sikh heritage, and I will be forever grateful for this opportunity,” Harpreetinder Singh Bajwa said.
“I feel fortunate to be able to express all these aspects of my identity, and will continue to work toward ensuring the same freedom for others.”