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October 12, 2023   •   

Sikh Religious Leader Creates History With Opening Prayer for Congress

For the first time, a Sikh religious leader delivered the invocation to Congress September 29.

March 30, 2023   •   

‘City of Faith’ Exhibition in New York Spotlights Religion and Race in Urban Space

Exhibition focuses on South Asian and other minority communities.

September 6, 2022   •   

First Asian Woman Minister of the Baptist Union of Great Britain

“God has called me, because of who I am and not in spite of who I am.”

March 3, 2022   •   

The Last Remaining Sikhs in Afghanistan Face a Grim Future

The number of Sikhs in Afghanistan has dwindled to a fraction of what it used to be in the 1970s, and members of the minority community face an uncertain future in the strife-torn nation they call home.

December 23, 2021   •   

Sikh Environmental Group Uses the Power of Religion to Tackle Climate Change Challenges

A little-known Sikh-American faith-based environmental organization calls for action to confront the world’s ecological problems.

July 7, 2021   •   

Sikh Humanitarian Groups Come to the Aid of COVID-19 Victims in India

As India braces for a third wave of COVID-19 infections, faith-based Sikh nongovernment organizations are providing life-saving oxygen concentrators free of cost to people who have trouble breathing.

November 16, 2020   •   

Sikh Rapper, Refusing to be Silenced, Shoots to the Top of Australia’s Hip Hop Scene

On International Day of Tolerance, Scientology Religious Freedom Blog features Sukhdeep Singh Bhogal, an Australian Sikh rapper who uses his stardom to oppose racism, class and injustice.

June 19, 2020   •   

First Observant Sikh Woman to Graduate From West Point

The first observant Sikh in the 218-year history of the United States Military Academy at West Point made history June 13 when she graduated from the distinguished institution.

March 3, 2020   •   

A Turbaned Sikh Deputy Constable Makes History

A Sikh police officer has become the first deputy constable to be allowed to wear a turban in Harris County, Texas.

April 14, 2017   •   

National Sikh Campaign to Raise Awareness, Counter Hate

U.S. Sikhs launched a million-dollar “We are Sikhs” initiative on Vaisakhi Day April 14, the Sikh New Year, that celebrates the founding of the community by Guru Nanak in the Punjab region of India in 1469.

January 9, 2017   •   

U.S. Army Sikhs May Now Serve God and Country Under New Military Policy

The United States Army this week authorized religiously mandated beards and turbans for active-duty military personnel, ending discrimination against Sikhs and others.

October 24, 2016   •   

The Sikh Project

London photographers Amit and Naroop aim to capture the heart of Sikhism through a portrait exhibition called “The Sikh Project.” These unique and touching portraits and accompanying vignettes share the experiences of members of that faith in America and personalize the religion.