Conflict & Justice

Muslim American Rapper Zaki Syed Becomes Voice for Tolerance Following Wisconsin Sikh Massacre


Zaki Syed performing his spoken word piece live at a vigil for the victims of the shooting in Sacramento. (Photo: Zaki Syed/YouTube)

Zaki Syad is the Muslim American rapper behind a spoken word rap tribute to the victims of the August 5th Sikh temple shooting near Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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He tells anchor Marco Werman about why he felt compelled to make the YouTube rap video that urges tolerance and understanding in the wake of the Wisconsin shootings.