Thursday, April 28, 2016

Sikh Man Falsely Accused of Terrorism Demands Accountability for Accusers - NBC News

My article for NBC Asian America
"Whether it's a Sikh man on a Greyhound bus, or an Arabic speaker on a Southwest airplane, the xenophobic fear and bigotry in our country is out of control," Gurjot Kaur, senior staff attorney at The Sikh Coalition, told NBC News. "By filing this complaint, we hope to bring attention to the crisis facing minority communities today. The list of things brown people can't do on public transportation is growing — we can't get a can of Diet Coke, we can't switch seats on a bus or a plane, we can't speak in a language other than English, really we can't be human beings."
Sikh Man Falsely Accused of Terrorism Demands Accountability for Accusers - NBC News

Article was at the top of Reddit for a day, with over 5833 shares and 2463 comments. Wow.
https://www.reddit.com/r/news/comments/4gx3lu/sikh_man_falsely_accused_of_terrorism_demands/

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