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Wisconsin Sikh Temple Shooting

Sikh Temple Shooting Anniversary Reminds Us an American Hero Can Have a Turban and Beard

Vishavjit Singh | Posted 10.05.2014 | Religion
Vishavjit Singh

We can all be heroes flying in stealth mode, capturing the hearts and minds of our fellow Americans, leaving no room for Osama's ghost and the racism and xenophobia that continues to haunt us.

Sikh Temple Shooting Victim: Obama Did Not Speak To Us

Huffington Post | Alexandra Schuster | Posted 08.05.2013 | Religion

Although a year has passed since the tragic shooting at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., members of the Sikh community have not forgotten the six w...

Newtown Dad To Comfort Sikh Temple Mourners On 1st Shooting Anniversary

AP | MICHAEL MELIA | Posted 07.26.2013 | Impact

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Since his 6-year-old daughter was killed in the Connecticut school shooting, Robbie Parker has been encouraging people to try to fi...

A Christ-like Message Of Healing In Our Violent Times

C. Christopher Smith | Posted 10.16.2012 | Religion
C. Christopher Smith

Brian McLaren's new book is a soothing balm for the searing pain of our times; it may sting as it rubs up against our hostile convictions about justice, but ultimately, if we let it settle under our skin, it will begin a healing work.

Shots Heard In 911 Tapes From Sikh Temple Shooting

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 08.15.2012 | Crime

MILWAUKEE -- The woman's voice is hushed, but even in her whisper her terror is evident. In a barely audible voice she gives the 911 dispatcher the Si...

Trayvon In A Turban

Rev. John H. Vaughn | Posted 10.08.2012 | Religion
Rev. John H. Vaughn

These murders are not isolated incidents. This is what racism looks like. This is what unresolved anger looks like. This is what an irresponsible use of freedom looks like. We must not dismiss this tragedy as yet another isolated incident

WATCH: MSNBC Host Laments Tragedy In Wisconsin

Posted 08.07.2012 | Media

Alex Wagner reflected on the shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, speaking out against the violence and hate that she said the tragedy represented....

Temple Shooting Victims Described By Families And Friends

AP | GRETCHEN EHLKE and DINESH RAMDE | Posted 10.07.2012 | Crime

MILWAUKEE -- A religious leader willing to do anything for his beloved, tight-knit Sikh community. A former farmer who left his fields in rural northe...

Sikh Americans: Feeling Alienated And Targeted In America

Jasminder Kaur | Posted 10.06.2012 | Religion
Jasminder Kaur

Sikhs in America cannot afford to have more examples of such wanton violence. Such senseless acts have to stop, NOW!

Sikh Temple Shooting: Why Do the Media Care Less About This Attack?

Riddhi Shah | Posted 10.06.2012 | Media
Riddhi Shah

If we don't ask why a small religious community in the Midwest was targeted by a 40-year-old white man, if we don't make this discussion as loud and robust as the one that followed the attack on those young people in Aurora, we're in danger of undermining what America stands for.

Ramadan Reflection Day 18: Honoring The Victims Of Wisconsin Sikh Temple Shooting

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 10.06.2012 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

Continue to visit your house of worship and practice your faith as you are entitled to do so. Do not let those who are bigoted, racist and hateful dictate how you live your life.

As A Sikh-American I Refuse To Live In Fear And Negativity

Simran Jeet Singh | Posted 10.05.2012 | Religion
Simran Jeet Singh

Considering the various challenges our communities have overcome, as well as my own experiences of growing up in Texas, I have no reason to believe that Sikh and American identities are mutually exclusive.

At Least 7 Dead After Gunman Opens Fire On Sikh Temple

AP | DINESH RAMDE and TODD RICHMOND | Posted 10.05.2012 | Crime

OAK CREEK, Wis. — An unidentified gunman killed six people at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee on Sunday in a rampage that left terrified con...