FBI Picks Sikh For Community Leadership Award

Swaranjit Singh (Khalsa), President of Sikh Sewak Society International, was awarded the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award this week. In April, he will travel to Washington, D.C., where he will receive a tour of the FBI headquarters and will be celebrated along with the other award recipients during a ceremony. The

Stevenson High School Student Donates Unused Bagles To Area Food Pantries

By: Ronnie Wachter Sitting on a curb outside an Einstein Bros. Bagels shop in Libertyville that closed for the day, Stevenson High School junior Amrit Singh (Johar) wondered where he would go next to unload a batch of unused bagels. He had just filled the trunk of his parents’ car

Canadian Soldiers Mark Remembrance Day at Sikh Gurdwara

The event brought members of the 7th Toronto Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery to Gursikh Sabha Canada More than 200 members of the Canadian Armed Forces gathered at a Sikh gurdwara in Scarborough on Sunday, in what is believed to be the first-ever regimental Remembrance Day service to take

Trinity University Professor Receives Scholar Activist Award

Trinity faculty member is honored as a leading voice in the national conversation to stand up for justice By: Susie P. Gonzalez Simran Jeet Singh ’06, assistant professor of religion at Trinity University, has received the 2016 recipient of the Walter Wink Scholar Activist Award in recognition of his role

How ‘Sikh Captain America’ Is Responding To President-Elect Trump

By: Antonia Blumburg “There is a deep potential now for the emergence of some powerful art and activism in all forms and mediums.” South Asian American Sikh cartoonist Vishavjit Singh regularly fights bigotry and intolerance with his persona Sikh Captain America, walking the streets in full costume and engaging strangers in conversations

Sikhs Honored at the House of Lords

At a charity event organized by the British Community Honors Awards (BCHA) 2016 at the House of Lords on 21 October, three identity Sikhs were honored. This was the 16th anniversary of the charity led by Yasmin Sheikh CBE (BCHA founder) and hosted by Professor Lord Patel of Bradford OBE.

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