Khan told NJ.com that she and her four friends - Ibtissam Jaouad, Aniza Nasir, Dolma Tsering, and Yahaira Osorio -- were approached by the man on Seventh Street in Downtown Jersey City and he began yelling
Nasir was wearing a hijab at the time of the tirade, and the girls think that could be what prompted the attack.
In the video, the man can be heard beginning his Islamophobic rant:
I'm allowed to speak to people on the streets.
Your sh**** people should go...
Fatima then objects that they are American citizens, and that they were born in the United States. She says:
What do you mean your sh**** people?
She was born here, first of all, and I came here and I am an American citizen.
The man then continues on his abusive tirade, before the video cuts out.
You are traitors to the country.
I'll explain to you very simply. In America you're allowed...