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Video: What if Some Guy On the Subway Platform is Ranting About Race?
Warning: This video is NSFW (language)
It happens on just about every subway platform in the world: Someone forgets to keep their thoughts to themselves. Sometimes, though, it can get confrontational and awkward, as is the case with this video captured on the platform of the Universal City Metro Red Line Stop.
A man who appears to be Hispanic is wandering around confronting a Caucasian passenger, and is accusing him of being racist. It is unclear from the start of the video footage if a conversation, altercation, or incident took place between the two men to prompt the ranter to go off.
Even watching this scene unfold via the safe distance of video can make a viewer, and transit user, uncomfortable. There are several people in the immediate area of the two men, and few move, react, or seem alarmed. Things come to an end when the train arrives.
Imagine you were on that platform: What would you do? Are you the one filming, heading above ground to call the authorities, or moving to another area on the platform? Would you interfere in the confrontation?
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