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Sikh councilman inspired by Obama beat the odds

Hoboken, NY: President Obama was his inspiration. It was after Obama was elected the United States’ first black President that Ravinder Singh Bhalla decided Hoboken was ready to elect its first Sikh councilman. “That election made me believe the country has reached a phase where qualifications matter more than race,” said Bhalla, 36, who, according to the Sikh Coalition, is ...

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