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Here's How This Sikh Man Went From Being A Racist Meme to an Internet Hero...

#BeLikeDarsh

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Earlier this year, Darsh Singh​ (who is NCAA's first turbaned sikh basket ball player and co captain of Trinity University) became a part of a racist meme that went viral online.



At this, Greg Worthington, who is Darsh's friend, posted this on Facebook:


[facebook ]https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10102359563273335&set=a.524183649855.2112821.25401213&type=3&theater[/facebook]


This post went viral and garnered a lot of attention worldwide, with people commenting and sharing the post to show their support for Darsh.

This caused the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Centre to launch a social media campaign in support of Darsh Singh, called #BeLikeDarsh


[twitter ]https://twitter.com/SmithsonianAPA/status/674343487442132992[/twitter]


Soon people started joining the campaign by tweeting their support using the #BeLikeDarsh, and turned Darsh Singh from a racist meme to an inspiring hero.


[twitter ]https://twitter.com/altonwang/status/674673395020259328[/twitter]


[twitter ]https://twitter.com/DRZZL/status/674600540018311171[/twitter]


[twitter ]https://twitter.com/BenJNewhouse/status/674436168277209088[/twitter]


[twitter ]https://twitter.com/GlenDHunt/status/674387418267561984[/twitter]


This is what Darsh had to say about the whole campaign:


[twitter ]https://twitter.com/darshpreetsingh/status/674372452319780873[/twitter]

That's how you take down Internet trolls the right way!


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