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After a So-Called Humor Site Insulted My Turban, I'm Fighting to Let Sikhs Play Basketball

Darsh Preet Singh | Posted 11.08.2014 | Sports
Darsh Preet Singh

A humor site with 797,000 Twitter followers posted a picture of me in my Trinity basketball jersey and maroon dastaar (it was a home game) with a caption that read: "I'm not guarding him. He's too explosive."

Indian Basketball Players Told They Can't Wear Turbans on Court (Just Before Their Pivotal Game VS Japan)

Darsh Preet Singh | Posted 09.17.2014 | Sports
Darsh Preet Singh

As the first turbaned Sikh American to play basketball for an NCAA program, I knew I needed to voice my opinion when I learned Sikh players on India's team were told by FIBA they must remove their dastars before playing at the Japan-India game.

Robert Bergdahl's Beard Is Not the Threat

Jasjit Singh | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Jasjit Singh

As a Sikh American, I am dumbfounded by the irresponsible Islamophobic discourse that took place on two recent Fox News national broadcasts, The O'Reilly Factor and Fox and Friends, in which Robert Bergdahl was criticized for his appearance, namely his beard.

5 Ways To Cover Your Hair When It's Super Hot Outside

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.24.2014 | Style

Whether your Memorial Day weekend plans involve lounging by the pool, hanging out at the beach or barbecuing with your besties, you'll want to make su...

Captain America On a Not So Stereotypical Mission

Vishavjit Singh | Posted 07.06.2014 | Arts
Vishavjit Singh

I have many more stops on this journey across the nation breaking down stereotypes, not only of turbans, but of red, blue, right and left America.

'Don't Freak, I'm Sikh' Is Out To Change How We See Turbans

Posted 03.15.2014 | Religion

The post-9/11 world has not been kind to Sikhs. Prejudice and misunderstanding has run rampant against the Sikh community, all too often singled o...

Dana Oliver

3 Fab Ways To Wear A Scarf On Your Head

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Oliver | Posted 12.16.2013 | Style

Turbans have become my saving grace on bad hair days and just about any day I can't muster enough energy to deal with my hair. So when our senior styl...

Flying While Sikh? There's An App For That

USA Today | Bart Jansen | Posted 12.02.2013 | Religion

(RNS) The Sikh Coalition is updating a mobile app that allows travelers to report complaints about the Transportation Security Administration from the...

What to Pack to Look Chic While Travelling

Ada Polla | Posted 12.02.2013 | Style
Ada Polla

Aureta Thomollari does not dress down to travel, on the contrary, she amps up the level of sophistication and glamour to make her experiences around the world even more meaningful.

A Daughter's Fashionable Tribute to Her Deceased Mom

Mary Alice Stephenson | Posted 02.28.2014 | Style
Mary Alice Stephenson

The idea to create Robin Hoods came to Tracey Van Voorhis after her mother, Gail, was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and Tracey could not find any fashionable turbans or head wraps for her mom to wear.

Tighten Your Pores With... Turmeric?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver and Raydene Salinas | Posted 07.01.2013 | Style

It was a scorcher when we spotted Troy Thompson and her brightly colored turban just steps away from one of our favorite lunch spots. We loved how the...

Turbans Do Not Equal Terrorism: Sikhs Promoting Awareness In A Post-9/11 America

Colleen McKown | Posted 06.28.2013 | Religion
Colleen McKown

The Sikh Coalition, an advocacy group, estimates that 700 hate crimes have been committed against Sikhs since 9/11 -- a number which, averaged out, totals more than one a week.

The Undeniably Quirky Charm of The Man Repeller

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 07.03.2011 | Style
Marissa Bronfman

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PHOTOS: Fashion Week's Turban Renewal

Melissa Fedor & Abby Wallach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Melissa Fedor & Abby Wallach

Sure, we spotted fedoras and trapper hats galore at Fashion Week, but the strongest statement in stylish head gear: turbans.

The Revolutionary Fashion Police: What Not to Wear When Egypt's Government Goes Down

Haroon Moghul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Haroon Moghul

The usefulness of simple categories has long since died. In effect, we are saying, "Do they wear headscarves?" (Bad). "Do they speak English?" (Good). "Do they have turbans?" (Terrible.)

Turbans Make A Quiet Comeback

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Once linked to grannies in housecoats, the turban has a new association for young women. They have embraced the sophistication linked with Hollywood g...