- Sikh Coalition in the US appeals for accountability after recent hate crimes
- An Indian was killed in Kansas, and another shot last week in Washington
Sapreet Kaur is the Executive Director of the Sikh Coalition -- the largest Sikh civil rights organization in the United States. The opinions expressed in this piece are hers.
(CNN)Over a century ago, in a Washington town called Bellingham, a xenophobic mob attacked a community of recent immigrants from India. Most of the victims were Sikhs.