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BART Withholding Surveillance Videos of Crime to Avoid ‘Stereotypes’

11th July 2017

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The unfortunate fact is that all ‘stereotypes’ have a basis in reality.

April 22: Forty to sixty kids boarded a train at the Coliseum stop and robbed seven passengers, beating up two;

June 28: A group of four kids assaulted a passenger and made off with a cell phone at Dublin; and

June 30: A woman on a train with about a dozen teenagers had her phone snatched by one them before the group got off at the Coliseum stop. Thankfully, a good Samaritan was on hand to retrieve the phone.

So far, BART has refused to turn over surveillance video for any of these incidents.

Allen told us the agency issued an explanation for why it is being tight-lipped about the thefts.

“To release these videos would create a high level of racially insensitive commentary toward the district,” she was told. “And in addition it would create a racial bias in the riders against minorities on the trains.”

In other words, these were all instances of People of Color Behaving Badly. But that doesn’t fit the Narrative, so it can’t be admitted, or even thought.


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