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Valarie Kaur, JD, is a Sikh American civil rights activist, lawyer, educator, author, and award-winning documentary filmmaker. She is the founder of The Revolutionary Love Project, a nonprofit aimed at engaging people in the practice of love as a force for justice.

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Shadow Generation

The murder of a family friend changed the course of my life. His name was Balbir Singh Sodhi. Four days after 9/11, he was shot in the back in front of his gas station by a man who yelled when arrested, “I’m a patriot! Arrest me and let those terrorists run wild.”

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One Child Is Too Many

It is a basic fact of the moral universe that children should not be sold for sexual exploitation.

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How to Make Love, Not Bigotry

An ad campaign is selling clothes and challenging bigotry in America.

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Sikhs Deserve the Dignity of Being a Statistic

A sea of reporters have asked many Sikh leaders and activists to quantify how many Sikhs had been targeted in hate crimes and murders since Sept. 11, 2001. Although I have helped chronicle hate crimes against the Sikh American community for more than a decade, I could not tell them.

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A Sikh Sermon at the Pentagon: “Seva: The Call of Our Times”

The prepared remarks of Valarie Kaur at the Pentagon’s second-ever commemoration of the Sikh faith on May 1, 2015. Kaur spoke alongside Simran Jeet Singh and Inni Kaur on “Seva” - selfless service in the Sikh religion.

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We Need to Talk: The Link Between Sexual Violence and Gun Violence

Perhaps the proximity of these two horrifying American tragedies will finally be a wake-up call for our soul-weary nation.

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Sikh Activist’s Campaign a Reminder That Love Can Be a Force for Justice

“The greatest social movements in history were rooted in the ethic of love,” says Valarie Kaur.

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How One Mother Forgave a Killer. . . and What She Can Teach Us

She thought that calling her uncle's killer had been a mistake. And then a few kind words changed everything.

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My Neighbor’s Faith: Double-Edged Daggers

I had marched up to this church prepared to fight the priest who I thought would condemn me, and instead I found a Christian woman who met me in that borderland between our faiths — and embraced me. She is an ambassador too.

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People Are Looking for a ‘Religious LEFT.’ This Little-Known Network of Clergy Has Been Organizing It.

A lot of the work that needs to happen in our country is soul work. People are not going to be inspired and excited, necessarily, by numbers and statistics and data ….

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