Sikhs Still Struggle With Post-9/11 Discrimination

Sikhs Still Struggle With Post-9/11 Discrimination
(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Sikh entrepreneur Balbir Singh Sodhi was killed at his Arizona gas station four days after the Sept. 11 attacks by a man who declared he was "going to go out and shoot some towel-heads" and mistook him for an Arab Muslim. Young Sikh Americans still struggle a generation later with the discrimination that 9/11 unleashed against their elders and them, ranging from school bullying to racial profiling to hate crimes -- especially against males, who typically wear beards and turbans to demonstrate their faith.
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