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.
Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.