Black women kicked off train for ‘laughing while Black’ – Watch

Women Kicked Off Wine Train For Laughing Too Loudly - Watch

A mostly black book club was kicked off a wine train in Napa Valley for being too loud but club members say their ejection was racially motivated.

The 11 members of the Sisters on the Reading Edge book club, all but one of whom is African American, say the Napa Valley Wine Train ordered them off Saturday, mid-journey.

Wine train spokesman Sam Singer said train employees had asked the women to either quiet down or get off the wine train and accept a free bus ride back to their starting point. Singer said the company refunded the women’s ticket money.

A police spokeswoman in the Napa Valley town of St. Helena, which the wine train summoned Saturday, said it was the first time she recalled the wine train seeking police help removing a large group.