The RedEye, which is published by the Chicago Tribune, recently published the “Turban primer” which illustrates the differences between Sikh men, Iranian leaders, Taliban members, Indian men and Muslim religious elders. Seems like a ridiculous attempt to teach readers the religious significance of turbans for Sikh men versus the turban-donned Taliban member after the tragic shooting at the Wisconsin Sikh temple.

Angry Asian Man compares this to the a 1941 article in Life magazine on how to distinguish Japanese from Chinese people. Amazing how 71 years later, folks are still using the same finger-pointing tactics.

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