Zain Velji used humour to squash the comment, and illustrate that racism exists.
Samantha Beattie is a reporter at HuffPost Canada, focusing on social inequalities, the justice system, politics, and everything in between. She is based in Toronto, and previously was a reporter at the Toronto Star's city hall bureau.
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