Vishavjit
Singh


Vishavjit Singh is a cartoonist, writer, performance artist and creator of Sikhtoons.com based in New York City. He is a public speaker expounding on diversity, inclusion, storytelling and power of art in schools, universities and companies across the nation. He is also a Creative Arts and Diversity Fellow at Washington DC based Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund.

Articles by Vishavjit

Being Sikh in America After 9/11

On the morning of September 11, 2001, graphic novelist and Sikh Captain America Vishavjit Singh was working in his office just north of New York City. In this illustrated feature, Singh explains how the events of that day changed his life. Warning: This article includes offensive language.

(In)Visible Identity

Sikhs have been in the United States for more than 125 years, but our collective lack of knowledge about this religious group is leaving Sikh students vulnerable.

The Next Comics Revolution

A real-life superhero shares his thoughts on the need for diversity in comics.

Finding My Voice Through Cartoons

The first turbaned and bearded editorial cartoonist in the United States shares his journey as a survivor of bullying.
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Teaching Tolerance collage of images

Welcome to Learning for Justice—Formerly Teaching Tolerance!

Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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