More than 75 interfaith and community groups, 17 federal and state officials, and 38 academics formed a coalition encouraging the board to reject textbooks that inaccurately portray Hinduism, Jainism and Indian history at … Read more
#DontEraseIndia is a new social media campaign rallying against an attempt to remove references to India and Hinduism in text books used in California public schools, reports ABC7 News.
The text book are used by sixth and seventh grade public school students in the state.
A group of South Asian scholars are proposing substituting … Read more
The Asian American community had a mostly positive response to the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage Friday, with most community organizations applauding it, but self described conservatives expressing disappointment and even outrage.
“Today marks a key moment in history, building on growing momentum from advocates striving for LGBTQ … Read more
Although Christianity is far-and-away the largest religion in America, a look at the second-largest religions in each state gives us a better idea of the diversity of this country’s religious landscape.
For one, Hinduism is the second-largest religion in both Arizona and Delaware, reports the Huffington Post.
The increase in the religion’s prominence in … Read more
Several Indian American civil rights groups are asking the Justice Department and FBI to start tracking religious hate crimes, reports The Hindu.
Prosecutors say Sunando Sen was pushed into an oncoming New York subway train because the attacker hated Muslims and Hindus.
“Such a violent and hateful attack on any individual, especially because of … Read more