Thursday, September 24, 2015

Survivor of Anti-Sikh Violence Among Leaders to Share Stage with Pope - NBC News

My article for NBC News Asian America re the Pope's Multireligious service
"Pope Francis sends a significant message by sharing this service with minority communities, such as Sikh Americans, that have been the target of post-9/11 racial violence," Dr. Gunisha Kaur, a Sikh-American leader and anesthesiologist who will take part in the multi-religious gathering, told NBC News. "Being on stage alongside such an incredible individual gives us an opportunity to demonstrate that we all belong to the same collective family and that we have many shared experiences that unite us. As a Sikh, New Yorker, and physician specializing in global health work, this message is powerful."
Survivor of Anti-Sikh Violence Among Leaders to Share Stage with Pope - NBC News

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