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“The Daily Show” Did This Spot-On Segment About Americans Confusing Sikhs And Muslims

"It's just not an option for us to throw another community under the bus."

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In a recent segment, The Daily Show talked about how American Sikhs are being affected by misdirected Islamophobia.

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Correspondent Hasan Minhaj talked to Waris Ahluwalia, the Sikh model who was not allowed to board an AeroMexico flight in February after he refused to remove his turban for a security check.

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Comedy Central / Via youtube.com
Comedy Central / Via youtube.com

After explaining how and why the turban is such an important part of Sikh culture, Minhaj gave Ahluwalia a few tips about how to seem less threatening to white people:

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Minhaj also talked to a bunch of other Sikhs about things they could do to distance themselves from the hate, and got some eye-opening responses.

Watch the amazing segment here:

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