A viral TikTok video filmed aboard a New York City subway training reveals a man punching a woman square in the face, apparently incensed after he entered the train and demanded passengers get out of the way.
The man filmed carrying out the assault became violent after another passenger told him to take a “chill pill.”
It’s unclear if an arrest or charges have been made following the assault, which appears to have taken place on Tuesday.
The assailant in this incident is black, whereas the victim is white. It’s all but assured that if the circumstances were reversed, the video would be publicized as a national news story, but instead, coverage and discussion of the video has been largely limited to conservative-leaning media and personalities. Read more…