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Valarie Kaur



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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See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love

How do we love in a time of rage? How do we fix a broken world while not breaking ourselves? Valarie Kaur—renowned Sikh activist, filmmaker, and civil rights lawyer—describes revolutionary love as the call of our time, a radical, joyful practice that extends in three directions: to others, to our...

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3 Lessons of Revolutionary Love in a Time of Rage | Valarie Kaur

What's the antidote to rising nationalism, polarization and hate? In this inspiring, poetic talk, Valarie Kaur asks us to reclaim love as a revolutionary act. As she journeys from the birthing room to tragic sites of bloodshed, Kaur shows us how the choice to love can be 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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Seva: The Call of Our Times - Sermon at the Pentagon by Valarie Kaur

On May 1, 2015, Valarie Kaur delivered a keynote at the Pentagon's second-ever commemoration of the Sikh faith. Kaur spoke on "Seva" - selfless service in the Sikh religion.

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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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Model Minorities Go Deep | Quyen Dinh & Valarie Kaur | Talks at Google

Panelists Quyen Dinh, Valarie Kaur, and Phil Yu join moderator Lorrie Ma in a conversation that guides us into a deeper understanding of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) experiences, the model minority stereotype, the concept of the “bamboo ceiling,” and how AAPI communities show up...

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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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What Does Revolutionary Love Look Like? — Valarie Kaur

Talk at Middle Church. Middle Collegiate Church is a multicultural, multi-ethnic, inter-generational movement of Spirit and justice, powered by Revolutionary Love, with room for all.

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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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Sikhs One Year Later: Valarie Kaur Extended Interview

Watch our story about how the shooting at a Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin brought Sikhs and people of other faiths together to work for lasting social change.

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