Canadian filmmaker Omar Albach took to the streets of Hamilton, Ontario — hometown of the soldier who was shot to death last week in Ottawa — to conduct what he says was a “social experiment” in which a white man appeared to confront a Muslim man.
Zakaria Ghanem dressed in a traditional Muslim gown while Devin Giamou, berates him at a bus stop.
One of the men got punched in the face, the CBC says. It was the white guy.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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