Council members bring Jewish and African American teens together for lunch at City Hall.
Armani Rivera, 14, recalled the day she made a purchase at a candy store and was treated with suspicion by the clerk.
"He waved me away," she said.
Ilay Fachima, 15, remembers the day a passerby threw a penny at him and said “pick it up, Jew.”
"I answered him back," said Fachima. "I put him on the spot."
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