Aerial view of a Hindu temple next to a parking lot and greenery.

Caste in America

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People across the US have been divided over whether caste should be added as a protected class under anti-discrimination policies.

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A view of the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Robbinsville Township, New Jersey. A lawsuit claims workers from marginalized communities in India were lured to New Jersey and forced to work more than 12 hours per day at slave wages to help build a Hindu temple, May 11, 2021.

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