SikhsPAC participates in fourth annual Indianapolis Festival of Faith

The end of summer in Indianapolis, Ind. saw the downtown area decorated in its spiritual finest. Buddhist prayer flags in yellow, purple and blue flowed in the warm pre-autumn breeze. Two members of the Ba’hai faith strolled among the crowds handing out stickers reading “There is no room for prejudice in my heart”. On stage, a group of Filipino nuns…

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Sikhs forgotten victims of 9/11 attacks

The very first victim of "retaliatory" violence following the Sept. 11 terror attacks was Arizona businessman Balbir Singh Sodhi. Sodhi was shot five times in the chest with a .380 handgun fired by 42-year-old Boeing mechanic Frank Silva Roque. Roque was so proud of his act, that he boasted of it at a local bar. Witnesses reported hearing the man describe murdering…

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Sikh Coalition Celebrates 15th Anniversary

NBC News writes about the 15th anniversary of one of the largest and most important Sikh organizations in the United States. The Sikh Coalition formed in the wake of the September 11 terror attacks in response to misguided violence against members of the Sikh community. Since its inception, the group has expanded to support a variety of projects aimed at informing…

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Sikhnet Covers SikhsPAC Launch

SikhNet.com, one of the largest clearinghouses for information and news on Sikh culture in America, has published an article highlighting the work of SikhsPAC in Indiana. Coverage includes a thorough collection of photographs and press material from SikhsPAC's Aug. 31 launch ceremony. The article appearing on Sikhnet's front page also included a biography of Gurinder Singh Khalsa. For more information…

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SikhsPAC Appears on Public Radio

SikhsPAC caught the attention of Indiana Public Media, appearing across the state on a variety of stations including WFYI Indianapolis and WFIU Bloomington. SikhsPAC Chairman Gurinder Singh Khalsa spoke with reporters on the need for Sikh representation in Indiana politics and an agenda driven by a desire to increase awareness of Sikh culture and reduce racial and religiously motivated crime in…

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