The Sikh Coalition and South Asian Organizations Release Report on Racial Profiling


One young Sikh man recalls:

“There was a couple who started calling us names, referring to my turban, like ‘Osama bin Laden – I wouldn’t want to mess with you. God knows what you might be hiding in that…’ The staff of that cinema not only noted what he said but contacted the NYPD and said there was a possible terror alert. We were escorted out and detained by 12 cops and 3 undercover detectives.” – 23-year-old Sikh man

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