Tag Archives: West

Captain America On a Not So Stereotypical Mission in Kansas

US: Intolerance and its by-products have been making a lot of news lately. From Clive Bundy’s musing about black people being better off in cotton plantations, to a white supremacist murderous rage at Jewish centers in Kansas City, to rapper Joe Budden posting a picture of an elderly Sikh gentleman at an airport with the caption “not on my watch, homey” ...

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When Captain America Wears a Turban, What Does He Fight For?

New York, USA: Sikh cartoonist Vishavijit Singh says he dons superhero garb to battle stereotypes. Not all superheroes are fictional. For example: Vishavijit Singh, the first Sikh Captain America. An editorial cartoonist by trade, a few months ago he suited up as a real-life turbaned and bearded version of Jack Kirby’s strongman and strode through New York City, to promote ...

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First American Sikh Congressional Caucus Launches in Washington DC

Washington DC, US:  UNITED SIKHS proudly shares the news of the launch today of the First Sikh Congressional Caucus at Capitol Hill. UNITED SIKHS is among other Sikh advocacy groups that are proud supporters of this caucus which is a bipartisan group of over 26 Members of the House of Representatives. UNITED SIKHS is grateful to Harpreet Singh Sandhu, a ...

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Sikh Coalition Publishes Policy Recommendations for Congress

Washington, DC: To create awareness about Sikhs and Sikh American civil rights issues among government officials in federal agencies and the United States Congress, the Sikh Coalition has published a new edition of its Policy Priorities and Recommendations. Click here to read our Policy Priorities and Recommendations  Designed to provide busy government officials with a quick summary of our advocacy campaigns, ...

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“India: Stop the Arbitrary Execution of Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar” From Coalition of US Sikh Groups

Pleasanton, California: On April 15 and 16, 2013, a coalition of U.S.-based organizations wrote to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, U.S. Department of State, and U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, urging them to call on the Government of India to halt the imminent execution of Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar. The letters were signed by Ensaaf, Jakara Movement, Sikh ...

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