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Mon, Aug 5, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Sikh Temple Shootings, One Year Later


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Family and friends and community members gather at Oak Creek High School to mourn the loss of six members of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin on August 10, 2012 in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.
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Family and friends and community members gather at Oak Creek High School to mourn the loss of six members of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin on August 10, 2012 in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

Monday marks the first anniversary of the shootings at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin which left six priests and worshippers dead. Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Friday that the Justice Department will begin keeping numbers on hate crimes committed against Sikhs and six other groups. We'll talk with a local Sikh community leader, Mandeep Dhillon, about the incident and about Bay Area public education efforts aimed at combating discrimination.

Host: Yul Kwon

Guests:

  • Mandeep Dhillon, member of the board of directors for the Lohgarh Sikh Educational Foundation; and co-producer of the documentary, "The Sikh Next Door"

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