Sandy Brosam, of Spokane, is one of 24 speakers presenting at the Grieving in Plain Sight conference to be held Aug. 17-19 at the Double Tree Hotel.Read More »
Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center, speaking to The New York Times about neo-Nazi bands with ties to Wade M. Page, accused of killing six people in a shooting rampage at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis.
The music that comes from these bands is incredibly violent and it talks about murdering Jews, black people, gay people and a whole host of other enemies. It is music that could not be sold over the counter around the country. Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center, speaking …Read More »
“8,” a play about the constitutionality of marriage and California’s Proposition 8, will take the stage at The Bing Crosby Theater.Read More »
Law enforcement authorities don't know why suspected gunman Wade Michael Page burst into a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., on Sunday and opened fire, killing six before he was shot dead by the police.But many American Sikhs say they do know this: Their community has been targeted by a growing number of hate crimes since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The New York-based Sikh Coalition reports more than 700 such incidents since 2001. The question is: Why?Read More »
All eyes are on Wisconsin this morning after a deadly shooting rampage at a Sikh temple that left six people dead, as well as newly identified shooter Wade Michael Page. Sources tell CNN that Page is thought to be a white supremacist, and temple members say they'd never seen him before. Unnamed sources told ABC he's a "skinhead."Read More »
I spent several years living and working just a few miles from the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin where seven people lost their lives.Read More »