Valarie Kaur

Valarie Kaur is a civil rights lawyer, filmmaker, and interfaith leader based at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, where she co-founded Faithful Internet. Follow at @valariekaur.

Stories by Valarie Kaur

Save the Internet: 12 Faith Voices You Should Hear

The open Internet is crucial for the future of religious life and interfaith action in America.

Sikhs find faith in Oak Creek, one year later

On Aug.7, 2012 in Oak Creek, Wis., a candlelight vigil was held for the victims of a mass shooting at … Continued

For Sikhs and Muslims, fear after a terror attack

With the news that two suspects of the Boston Marathon bombing are accounted for, one dead and the other in … Continued

Journey from Oak Creek to Newtown

GETTY IMAGES Zulma Sein prays at a memorial set up outside of the entrance to the Sandy Hook School on … Continued

Senate hearing holds key to understanding homegrown hate

GETTY IMAGES OAK CREEK, WI – AUGUST 10: Family and friends and community members gather at Oak Creek High School … Continued

Sikh temple shooting, one month later

REUTERS Sikhs and members of the community attend a vigil in Oak Creek, Wis., on Aug. 7, 2012. In the … Continued

A call for storytelling to make us human to one another

REUTERS Sikhs hold up placards with photos of six mass shooting victims after a candlelight vigil in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, … Continued

Sikhs deserve the dignity of being a statistic

GETTY IMAGES Community members pay respects to the six victims in the mass shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin … Continued

Two Sikh American activists: Let’s retire ‘mistaken identity’

GETTY IMAGES Family and friends and community members gather at Oak Creek High School to mourn the loss of 6 … Continued

U.S. Military, Open Your Doors to Sikhs

AP A sparrow braves an Indian Air Force honor guard standing at attention for a review by visiting Myanmar Army … Continued

A new generation of Sikh Americans step up

GETTY IMAGES WHEATON, IL – AUGUST 06: Guests attend an interdenominational candlelight vigil at the Illinois Sikh Community Center August, … Continued