Fighting Homegrown Hate

Wednesday, September 19, 2012


On the morning of August 5, my uncle, Satwant Singh Kaleka, and five other innocent people were gunned down in our place of worship, the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. The tragedy left us wondering what it will take to stem the growing tide of hate crimes and violence plaguing our nation.


The Senate is holding a hearing on domestic terrorism on Wednesday, and I hope it will do more than simply offer my community a chance to vent frustrations and appeal for sympathy. My hope is that the hearing provides an opportunity for Americans to come together and identify solutions...


Read the full CNN article "We Must Fight Rise of Homegrown Hate" by Kanwardeep here, and share your thoughts in the comments and with hashtag #antihate.

 

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