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"Seat reserved for Germans only": A provocative experiment on a bus in Essen has examined how members of the public react to racial discrimination. A worthwhile study of racism in German society or pointless confrontation?

Two non-white people are on the bus minding their own business, when a member of staff approaches them and asks them to move to the back, because they are sitting in seats reserved for Germans only.

Luckily these three people are actors taking part in a social experiment, rather than a genuine case of discrimination.


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