Religious Diversity News

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Sikh community in Houston prepares for the funeral of Deputy Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal

The Sikh community in Houston and around the world is mourning the loss of Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal, the trailblazing sheriff’s deputy in Harris County, Texas, who was shot and killed during a traffic stop Friday.

At the Sikh National Center in Houston, the gurdwara Dhaliwal attended, preparations are underway for the funeral.

“It’s a huge loss to our community and the younger generations that we hoped he would inspire,” Hardam Singh Azad, the chairman of the board at Sikh National Center, told CNN.

Source: Sikh community in Houston prepares for the funeral of Deputy Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal – CNN

Being Black & Sikh

I’m Afrodhari And Im Proud

“An Afro-what?!”

Yes, you read that right. An Afrodhari. It’s an imaginary word I use to address myself to acknowledge I’m both an Amritdhari and have natural hair. Of course, I don’t use this word with others though cause I know most just won’t get it. But what does this have to do with anything? Well, let me tell you.

UNITED SIKHS RELEASE TIMELINE OF ATTACKS AGAINST SIKHS ACROSS AMERICA SINCE SEPT. 11, 2001

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, UNITED SIKHS released a timeline detailing dozens of suspected hate crimes and documented targeted assaults against the Sikh community across the United States.

Source: UNITED SIKHS RELEASE TIMELINE OF ATTACKS AGAINST SIKHS ACROSS AMERICA SINCE SEPT. 11, 2001