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For some heartless people in this republic, the life of a Black man is worthless.

This assertion was played out in real life last week in Long Beach, California when a white man on a commuter train dragged an unconscious Black man off the train, left him on the concrete platform, and quickly stepped back onto the train, sat down and relaxed as if nothing had happened.

No remorse. No compassion. No initial empathy for a fellow human being.

His presumed reasoning for hauling the Black man off the train like a sack of potatoes: He didn’t want to miss his next stop.

“There are a lot of people on this train that want to get home,” the man says in the video.

It was definitely a cold-hearted disregard for human life – a Black life. For the white man in the suit and tie, this Black man was simply in the way so he was discarded like trash and arguably left to die.

The man had suffered a seizure prior to being hauled off the train. He was wearing a medical wristband in plain sight so it was obvious he had been admitted to a hospital. He had clearly been in physical distress and needed medical attention.

A 6-minute disturbing video shot by a passenger who witnessed the incident shows the seizure victim callously dragged onto the platform.

“Dude just had a seizure, and this white boy gonna drag him off the train so he don’t miss his ride,” a passenger who identified himself as “Billion” can be heard saying in the video.

The white passenger is seen later in the video seen exiting the train and kneeling down to check the man’s pulse.

“Don’t try and act like you give a f— now, you the one who dragged him out here,” Billion said.

The white passenger then said he was “being responsible” by removing the unidentified man from the train. He also questioned whether the Black man suffered had a seizure, accusing the man of possibly being intoxicated.

“It’s responsible,” the white man said. “You know, I took him off the train. He’s drunk. You don’t know he had a seizure.”

“It don’t matter what the f—k you thought,” Billion said. “He had a f—ing seizure.”

In the video, the man is shown checking on the man he’d just dragged off the train.

“Bro, are you responsive?” he said. “OK. He needs paramedics. Can somebody call him paramedics?”

Billion, the witness, said the passengers on the train rallied around the unconscious man.

“We all initially responded telling him to get his hands off him or whatever and the guy’s pants fell all the way down so he was naked, so he stopped for a second, pulled his pants up, laid him out on the ground,” Billion told reporters.

The video is troubling.

“Obviously, this is very disturbing and we never want to see this on our system,” The Long Beach Police Department said in a statement. “We’re getting all the facts including reviewing the video from the train and the platform, and we’ll share more details when they’re available. If someone is in distress, we encourage people to call 9-1-1 for medical assistance.”

Paramedics transported the unconscious man to the hospital. It’s unknown whether the white passenger was taken in for questioning.

I don’t know if the passenger broke any California laws, but he is certainly guilty of violating the code of human decency.

Is it too much to ask for someone to help a fellow citizen in distress?

For some, Black lives are simply an inconvenience. Step over them, move them out of the way and keep it moving.

What do you think?

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17 thoughts on “Black Lives Don’t Matter To Train Passenger Dragging Unconscious Man Off Train

  1. Msbetts48@yahoo on said:

    Whoever was taping it could have helped also. And the man that dragged him off the train should’ve just left him alone if he wasnt going to help him.

  2. THAT MAN KNEW HE WAS WRONG AND THAT’S WHY HE GOES BACK TO CHECK ON THE GUY AND SAYS SOMEBODY CALL 911. HE SHOULD HAVE CALLED 911 FIRST. DRUNK, SEIZURE, HEART ATTACK, WHATEVER THE PROBLEM, FIRST AND FOREMOST YOU CHECK THE AREA, AND CHECK THE VICTIM TO SEE IF THEY ARE OK? NO RESPONSE, CALL 911. YOU DO NOT MOVE THE VICTIM. WHAT IF HE HAD FALLEN AND HIT HIS HEAD, HURT HIS BACK, WHATEVER, AND NOW YOU MOVE HIM. YOU COUL.D CAUSE MORE HARM. CALL 911. HE WAS A PIECE OF SHIT WHO DID NOT GIVE 2 PENNIES ABOUT THIS MAN, MAKING THE ASSUMPTION HE WAS DRUNK!! COULD HAVE BEEN DIABETIC, STROKE, HELL HE AINT NO DOCTOR.
    #NURSE #DOCTOR #DEGREE #EMT

  3. No way on God’s green earth should a Black Man stood there and allowed this white trash to treat that Black Man like that. The Black Man who recorded this is a COWARD and a DISGRACE to the color of his skin.

  4. if billion was a so called good human why did’nt he offer to help victim instead of filming it for 6 minutes.bullshit article trying to induce racism

  5. Perry on said:

    African American Woman lives in a bubble. The evidence is clearly depicting a racist character. How do you know he would have pulled anyone off of that train. What a ridiculous statement.

    • African American Woman on said:

      Yeah a bubble where self-imposed victimization doesn’t exist…you’re right, I don’t just the same as you don’t know if race was an issue here.

  6. Mac Daddy on said:

    This playa was stone cold drunk. Kudos to the white ma’am for offering assistance. I see no blacks offering any help to their brother

  7. ann ogbeni on said:

    this story is truly disturbing.First of all why did he move him and not know what the circumstances were. The first thing they say is do not move a person you can do damage to the persons back neck etc. Since this was good for this man to be moved to the platform. It should be good for his family also to be dragged to the platform. What happened to people being courteous .

  8. African American Woman on said:

    This dude should win the asshole of the year award but there is ABSOLUTELY NO evidence that this man is racist. He would have pulled anyone off that train simply because he’s an asshole. BAW is really sounding pathetic by making black people victims of everything…for a strong people, many of us have become weak and victim minded

    • vdabney722 on said:

      Come on “African American Woman” (Yeah, Right!), Neither you nor I know whether that man would have done the same thing to anybody. BUT, chances are that had it been a white man, he probably would have AT LEAST called somebody to help the guy who had a medic alert bracelet on, so I Refuse to give him the benefit of the doubt. To many of these incidents have happened in my life time, and I Know what many of these people are capable of when they think somebody is LESS than they are. If the unconscious man had been obviously another business man, I’m 100% sure he wouldn’t have dragged him like a piece of garbage, and YOU know it too.

      • African American Woman on said:

        No, I don’t know that and unless you and this guy share a rain, you don’t know either. My brain isn’t set on permanent victimization/I’m scared of the white man mode, so I’m able to think objectively…unlike you…

    • vdabney722 on said:

      Changing the subject, trying to distract. What has THAT got to do with this? That is a whole other dynamic. Stay on topic, Please.

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