(RNS) — For more than a decade Sonny Singh has been perhaps the most recognizable figure when the Punjabi-influenced band Red Baraat takes the stage, not just for his alternately declarative and sinuous trumpet playing but for his red...
(RNS) — Rouble Paul Claire, a first-generation Sikh American, is suing Sutter County in the Sacramento metro area, claiming that authorities have failed to properly investigate and prosecute threats of racial slurs and violence he experienced a year ago. The...
WASHINGTON (RNS) — At a time when Americans seem more divided than ever on matters of faith and politics, second gentleman Doug Emhoff is touting the power of interfaith cooperation to bring people together for the common good.  “These interfaith...
(RNS) — Capt. Sukhbir Singh Toor is believed to be the first turbaned Sikh to receive limited religious accommodations from the United States Marine Corps for his faith. While on duty, Toor and any other Sikh can now maintain their...
(RNS) — A recent rash of attacks on three men of the Sikh faith in Queens, New York, over a span of just 10 days came almost exactly a year after the tragic shooting at a FedEx facility in...
(The Conversation) — Sikhs all over the world celebrate the festival of Baisakhi, a holiday with a special religious significance, observed each year on April 13 or 14. In 2022, Baisakhi falls on April 14. As a sociologist of religion...
(RNS) — After another year of pandemic and politics, it’s time to unplug from the news, unwind from the job and double down on the relationships in your life. This time of year, many religions celebrate a time of light...
(RNS) — It’s relatively uncommon to see South Asians on American screens, and it’s especially uncommon to see South Asian women. But some in the film industry are seeking to change that, including some filmmakers and production companies. A December...
(RNS) — Who knew that the simple act of kneeling could make a person both courageous and treasonous at the same time? As “Colin in Black and White,” Netflix’s new docuseries on the life and activism of former NFL player...
(RNS) — In an unexpected reversal of policy, the Indian government announced Friday (Nov. 19)  it would repeal agricultural reforms passed a year ago that triggered massive protests — including one that drew some 250 million demonstrators and has...