Cartoonist Vishavjit Singh, known to many as Captain Sikh America, was recently featured in a Facebook Tips video.
But in just 28 seconds, his brown skin seems to have infuriated some users, who spewed plenty of hate in the comments.
I am being called a ‘Terrorist’, ‘Raghead’, ‘Not normal’, ‘ISIS’ in response to a 28 sec facebook tip ad! https://t.co/eQzk9iQ2VT
— Vishavjit Singh (@sikhtoons) December 7, 2014
Singh wrote a thoughtful response at Salon in which he "share[d] with [Facebook users] the brief arc of my life, which might help lay to rest our simplistic judgment of people at first sight." Read more.
(h/t Angry Asian Man)