Confused Islamophobes Target American Sikhs: The Daily Show

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Confused Islamophobes Target American Sikhs: The Daily Show 4.5

Hasan Minhaj sits down with designer and actor Waris Ahluwalia to find out how Islamophobia is affecting America's (non-Muslim) Sikh population.

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah airs weeknights at 11/10c on Comedy Central.

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If Jesus would have walked into an American airport security, they would have screened him twice for his beard and middle Eastern looks.

Author — Vincent Vadakkan


Why are americans scared of people with turbans but not scared of their own people who all have guns

Author — Kavin Saravanan


Sikh are the most culturally kind people I've ever met. It's outrageous how they get treated.

Author — Giovanni Giorgio


*Japanese* *people* : People are targeting us for being Chinese due to Covid 19. We aren't even Chinese.

*Sikhs* : First time??

Thanks everyone❣️ for 2.8k likes!

Author — Technical guys


"If it doesn't look like me,
I hate it." - America

Author — Zu


Americans can identify thousands of pokemons but can't differentiate between a Muslim and a Sikh.

Author — Tirth Donda


America:discriminating Sikhs
Sikhs: feeding all the homeless people, that America doesn't care

Author — Manav Kumar


Funny how America was made BY Immigrants yet it is one of the most xenophobic countries

Author — Amal


I would throw me under the bus so fast....

Author — Ray Mak


it's a joke, USA is a joke, their Leader is the master comedian

Author — bosmanbing


American: "I thought muslims couldn't eat pork"
Sikh Person: "I'm Sikh..."
American: "Oh I hope you feel better"

Author — milli graham


I Bet when Jesus came back to thid world, American will called him Terrorist!

Author — River Run


I respect Sikhs and their religion and culture as a Muslim.

Author — CodePlaysGames


Protecting other cultures is literally a part of their faith.

Author — Adam Blackman


Why America is so uneducated regarding these things?😰

Author — juxta position


Americans probably think Jesus was an white english speaking christian.

Author — N1PaK


Please Americans there is a difference between hindus, muslims, buddhists, jains, sikhs

Author — the maskgirl


Sikh: "You're only thinking about yourself"
Interviewer: "And that's the AMERICAN way"

Author — Miro Miro Desu


I was doing some work in a Sikh guy's house and while I'm an atheist, I had never heard of the Sikh religion at the time and was curious about it. So I was talking to the guy and he showed me his shrine and broke it all down for me. But my dumbass coworker kept wanting to talk to the guy about Islam and doing his damnedest to draw parallels between the religions, essentially refusing to acknowledge Sikhism as it's own distinct religion. I was mortified by the fact that my coworker was being profoundly racist but at the same time in awe of just how cool the gentleman was about it. If someone was being that ignorant and disrespectful in my house I would have physically thrown them out the front door. Sikhs are the most chill people I've ever met.

Author — Cryptaku


The “turban” that we, the Sikh wear, symbolises “standing apart from the crowd”. It is a way to make sure the people around us know that there is a Sikh around. The meaning behind this is simple : it’s our core value to help anyone, ANYONE, in need. We simply cannot walk away from it. And this is a known fact by many communities around the world. That is why our spiritual leaders taught us to wear Turbans (amongst other telling signs for a Sikh) so that if anyone is ever in trouble in any region, they can always look out for a Sikh and approach them for help.

Author — simran Kaur