September 2017

Dear Friends, On this day, sixteen years ago, a Sikh American father was shot down in front of a gas station in Arizona. Balbir Singh Sodhi was the first person killed in a hate crime in the aftermath of 9/11. Balbir Uncle's murder turned a generation of young people like me into activists. My team and I made a film about his murder and began a life helping communities organize against racism and violence. Today we are still living in the shadow of 9/11. The cycle of violence feels endless: