Anti-Sikh Sentiment

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Washington Police Investigate Sikh Man's Shooting by a White Gunman

The gunman allegedly approached the victim in his driveway, said ”go back to your own country” and then opened fire.  

Sikh Man Files Complaint Against Bus Passengers Who Accused Him of Terrorism

Daljeet Singh, a Sikh asylum seeker from India, says he was accused of a terrorist plot and forcefully restrained while on a bus traveling through Amarillo, Texas.

 

Man Who Vandalized Sikh Place of Worship Ordered to Serve Members

Buena Park Gurdwara Singh Sabha: “We [are] deeply invested in educating him and the surrounding community. This, we firmly believe, is the key to combating hate in America.”

Sikh Fashion Designer Prevented from Boarding Flight to New York Fashion Week

Waris Ahluwalia was the first Sikh male model featured in a national Gap ad. 

Donald Trump Admonishes Turban-Wearing Protestor at Iowa Rally

“He wasn’t wearing one of those hats, was he?”

Sikh Broncos Fans Harassed by Security at Chargers Game

Not only were the turban-wearing fans initially denied entry to San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium, but the bomb squad examined their car after someone reported suspicious behavior. 

#BeLikeDarsh Fights Hate, Celebrates Sikh Basketball Pioneer

Darsh Singh was the first turban-wearing basketball player in the NCAA. After people used his image to create racist memes, #BeLikeDarsh sprung up to promote his legacy.