"We unfortunately have this burden to explain who we are," Kaur said. "We have a responsibility to reach out to people in our communities—whether it's your PTA or police office board or city library. Most students who come here are busy doing the immigrant hustle, just trying to get by, and we [at Sikh Coalition] try to remind the [Sikh] community that they need to reach out. There is so much misunderstanding about the Sikh community and who we are."
Friday, September 11, 2015
Chicago-Area Assault On Sikh American Treated As Possible Hate Crime - NBC News
My article for NBC News Asian America