A black woman unleashed an angry rant against an observant Jewish man on a Bronx subway train that has gone viral with more than 118,000 views on Twitter.
The vitriolic straphanger went off for nearly two minutes about racism and discrimination which she blamed on Jews, the New York Post reported.
“I’m schooling your a–-,” the woman says on the video, which was captured by a a phone video by a fellow rider. “You guys think you’re so f—-king smart, but guess what? I’m gonna teach you a lesson on this f—-king train today.”
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The expletive-studded dispute apparently started with a dispute over a seat on the No. 4 train last week. It’s unclear why the woman started arguing with the Orthodox man but he apparently told her that she was racist, which set her off.
“I said if a Jewish family got on here, somebody would have got up,” the woman says. “That is not a racist statement. That is a factual statement.”
She went on to bombard him with verbal attacks while he tries to fend off the angry jibes.
“We are different. Understand that. You know why? Because your people treat my people different in our community,” the woman shouts.
“That’s not true,” the Orthodox man replies.
“You treat us different in our community,” she continues. “You don’t even rent to us.”
Dave Goldiner is the Forward’s director of digital media. Dave is a veteran journalist who has spent two decades working at newspapers in the United States and Africa. A native New Yorker, Goldiner wrote for the New York Daily News, where he covered some of the biggest stories of our time, including the attacks of September 11, along with thousands of stories of hope and heartbreak. He also studied and worked in Southern Africa and has written for publications in South Africa and Zimbabwe. He holds masters degrees in journalism and public administration from Columbia University. Dave can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter @davegoldiner
Black Woman Unleashes ‘I’m Gonna Teach You A Lesson’ Viral Rant At Orthodox Man