Sikh Americans

Bearded soldier wearing turban looking into sky standing with cleanshaven soldiers wearing military hats (© Mark Wilson/Sikh Coalition)

Strict U.S. Army rules allow for religious freedom

The U.S. Army embraces diversity by allowing soldiers to adhere to articles of faith on dress and grooming. Read more about the military's recent policy.
Woman wearing turban and glasses (© Amit and Naroop/The Sikh Coalition)

Photos explore the identities of American Sikhs

The Sikh Project, a photo exhibition, shows America's religious diversity and captures glimpses of Sikh Americans and their lives in the U.S.

In the U.S., employers must respect their employees’ faith

The U.S. Constitution protects the right to freely practice religion. But what happens if a person's faith conflicts with work responsibilities?

Meet American Sikhs

American Sikhs find living in the U.S. a rewarding experience with great opportunities.

This officer trainee just expanded religious freedom

A U.S. court has ruled that Iknoor Singh, a Sikh, may retain his facial hair and turban while serving in the U.S. Army’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.
People in downtown area (State Dept.)

Far from home, but still connected: American diaspora communities

Global Diaspora Week honors the 232 million people who live outside their country of birth.  More live in the United States than in any other...