Editor's note: Police say Yasmin Seweid, the woman mentioned in this story who claimed she was harassed by three men on a Manhattan subway for being Muslim, fabricated her story. She has since been arrested on charges of obstructing governmental administration and filing a false report of an incident.
A spate of hate-crimes, many of them against Muslims, have occurred in the month following the election of Donald Trump. Just yesterday, in Manhattan, an MTA worker wearing a hijab was pushed down the stairs at Grand Central Terminal. WNYC's Arun Venugopal talks to listeners about what they can do if they experience harassment or witness a hate-crime in progress.