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Accusations Of Racism After Book Club Is Kicked Off Train

The Napa Valley Wine Train is facing backlash, after members of women’s book club said they were kicked off the train over the weekend because of their race. All but one of the 11 book club members kicked off the train was African-American. The train company says the group was being too noisy. Danielle Belton of The Root discusses the story with Here & Now’s Robin Young.

  • Watch the video book club member Lisa Renee Johnson posted on Facebook
  • Guest

  • Danielle C. Belton, associate editor at The Root. She tweets @blacksnob.
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