US faith leaders recall Sikh’s bias killing in Arizona post 9/11

“Five shots rang out and Balbir uncle fell and died right there, he bled to death not knowing who shot him or why,” Sikh activist Valarie Kaur told scores of people gathered Wednesday night at the Chevron station for the 20th anniversary of Sodhi’s murder. “His killer, when arrested, said: ‘I am a patriot.’”

Twin Towers 'Tribute in Light' on Sept. 11, 2021

Beams of light shoot up into the New York City sky to commemorate the lives lost and heroic actions taken 20 years ago on 9/11 during the terror attacks. The beams consist of more than 80 vertical searchlights arranged in 2 columns to represent the Twin Towers.