One Year Later

One year ago, a gunman opened fire in a Sikh gurdwara killing six worshipers and then himself. Shortly thereafter, a group of people in the greater Boston area met at Trinity Church in Boston to stand together in solidarity with those who suffered this violence. [Read more…]

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Oak Creek Anniversary

Monday is the one-year anniversary of the shooting at the Oak Creek Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin. I was contacted for comment this morning by a reporter from our local news station. Valarie Kaur, a Sikh activist and founder of Groundswell, notes that a full year later, everyone knows about Aurora and other tragedies, but most never understood what happened at Oak Creek and have already forgotten. The anniversary is a good reminder to those of us in another misunderstood minority religion of the importance of interfaith relations. [Read more…]

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