Turban Phobia
The Washington Times printed this photo of Elena Kagan yesterday with the caption “Elena Kagan and Sharia”: The fear continues.
Happy Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage month (APAHM), celebrating the contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the US. [link] Hopefully your schools, employers or communities have been celebrating. The White House joined in the celebration recently and Sikhs got a mention. “We draw strength...
Men charged for last year’s Vienna violence
About this time last year, in July, an attack on a dera in Austria sparked violence in Punjab. Six men have now been charged- one with murder, and five with attempted murder as accomplices – for the initial attack in Vienna. A 35-year-old man has been charged with murder and two counts of attempted...
Fauja Singh Turns 99
A true Sikh hero, Fauja Singh, turned 99 last Thursday. Turbaned Tornado, Fauja Singh turns 99 on Thursday. Heres wishing this Punjabi icon who manages running marathons at an age not many reach, many happy returns of the day. Besides other gifts that hed be receiving on his birthday on April 1, this...
Sikhs in basketball- Singh Sensations
I recently heard about an interesting initiative happening in Southern California- a basketball camp for kids, put on by an all Sikh basketball team- the Singh Sensations.[Hat tip: Simrat] On Saturday March 13, over 100 kids from Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego gathered to participate in the...