The 129th edition of the Rose Bowl Parade in Pasadena will feature a float highlighting the tradition of the Indian American langar or community meals, reports News India.
The Sikh Coalition which is helping to organize the float says it will be entitled The United Sikh Mission and … Read more
Siona Benjamin,56, puts her feelings on display in an upcoming art exhibition Blue Like Me at the William Roland Gallery of Fine Art in Thousand Oaks near Los Angeles.
“Being blue is … Read more
Moy Hu faces two counts of criminal mischief charges in the November 11 incident, according to CBS NY.
He is accused of smashing windows at the Beit El-Maqdis Islamic Center.
Earlier that same evening police say he was also … Read more
Consulting firm Accenture is facing a discrimination lawsuit brought forth by a Muslim Indian employee. Mohammed Ali claims that, despite his excellent performance at the company, he was demoted and received a lower salary and no annual bonus based on his religion and race, according to Bloomberg.
Ali adds … Read more
Two Muslim students in Virginia are accusing a school administrator of harassing them because they wore hijabs to school, reports
It was so emotional,” one of them said.
The administrator asked for a note from their parents proving they were wearing the hijab for religious reasons.
“Normally, I don’t wear … Read more
In a country where Christianity remains the dominant faith, Soni is the only known University chaplain who happens to be Hindu.
Soni was named to the post in 2008. At the time, he was the only non-Christian campus chaplain in the country. Today there are only a handful, … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
A Hindu American advocacy group filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court last week against public school officials at the California Department of Education, State Board of Education, and several school districts throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
The… Read more
By Ed Diokno
A Filipino American immigrant was appointed bishop of a U.S. diocese Tuesday indicating the growing diversity of the Catholic American church.
Pope Francis named Bishop Oscar Asarco Solis, an immigrant from the Philippines, to become the bishop of the Salt Lake City diocese, which has been without a … Read more
A report by the Pew Research Center has found Congress is more Christian than the general public, despite a slight rise in Hindus, Buddists and Muslims.
Hindu representation tripled in the 115th Congress as two new Hindus recently joined … Read more
President Obama today made his “better late than never” visit to a US mosque, located at the campus of the Islamic Society of Baltimore.
According to the Washington Post , Obama began his visit with a roundtable with about a dozen Muslim leaders from around the country. Among the roundtable participants are Suzanne Barakat, a … Read more