Growing up in post-9/11 Texas, Simran Jeet Singh regularly faced racism.Singh is an author and the executive Director for the Aspen Institute’s Religion & Society Program. He’s from San Antonio, and as a follower of the Sikh faith, he wears a turban. His parents are from Punjab, a region of northern India and Pakistan.Singh could have grown angry over the discrimination he and other members of his community experienced. instead, he leaned on the pillars of his faith, and met hate with love. Singh spoke to Texas Standard about his new book: “The Light We Give: How Sikh Wisdom Can Transform Your Life.” Listen to the interview above or read the transcript below.