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Sikhs disappointed at basketball body’s headgear move

Washington, USA: Two US lawmakers and Sikh community bodies have expressed disappointment over the international basketball federation’s (Fiba) decision to allow athletes to wear religious headgear, such as patkas, only as part of a “trial period”. “We are deeply disappointed with Fiba. It shouldn’t take two years to make what should be a simple decision to eliminate a discriminatory practice,” lone ...

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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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