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A Story of One's Own

Clip | 7m 14s

A Sikh American, Valarie began organizing against hate crimes after a family friend was murdered in Arizona in the first hate crime committed after 9/11. Kaur’s activism is rooted in dispelling stereotypes and telling stories that humanize us as Americans. She talks about her partnership with America Ferrera to bring positive Sikh visibility into mainstream media.

Aired: 06/29/18

Rating: NR

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