A pair of New Jersey radio hosts have apologized after they were suspended for referring to the state's Sikh attorney general as "turban man" during their Wednesday program.

WKXW-FM hosts Dennis Malloy and Judi Franco issued a written apology to Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal, who was appointed in January and is the first Sikh in the nation to hold such a post.

The suspected shooter in the slayings of six Sikh worshippers was a 40-year-old white supremacist. But Sikhs in Florida say their religion is based on the opposite of hate.

Sikhism was founded more than 400 years ago in south Asia . It’s founded on the ideas of equality – including between men and women – service to others – and peace.

Or as the leader of the Tampa Gurdwara, Mihan Singh, told Fox 13: