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Sikhs taking action to counter confusion, discrimination over religion

A national group of Sikhs (seeks) is starting a campaign to help increase awareness of the religion. Studies show discrimination against Sikhs, including bullying of their kids, is rising. With the rise of ISIS, Sikhs are starting to feel the same backlash that many Muslims do. That’s because many Americans see a turban, and mistakenly assume the person wearing it is Muslim. We talk about the challenges facing Sikhs locally and nationally, and we’re going to get a little Sikh 101.(Flickr/Rohit Rath)

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