One Day After Trump’s Victory, Indian Americans Become Victims of Hate


After Donald Trump’s historic victory of defeating Hillary Clinton, majority of people in the nation were stunned. Sharp reactions appeared on social networks with people speaking out against the electoral college for favoring Trump in the election despite Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote.

Many in the minority communities were fearing a backlash after the victory as the white supremacists would get emboldened over Trump’s victory. Several racist group members of the KKK appeared on top of a bridge in North Carolina celebrating the victory.

It wasn’t long until even Indian Americans were told to “Go Back” throughout the country. The angry tone of the country has caused protests throughout the major cities with people openly stating they will not accept Donald Trump as their President.

Sikh Activists and Professor Simranjeet Singh was faced with a question by reporter over whether he would leave the country:

The fear of violence resulting from hate is on the back of every minority community member’s mind:

Manik Rathee a Google employee was told to go back:

He struck back on Twitter:

Racism getting inspiration from Donald Trump’s hate rhetoric in full force:

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Another shocking Tweet:

It remains to be seen whether the racist undertone dies down or whether it increases.

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