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MBTA Police Reviewing Possible Racial Profiling Incident on Red Line

T police allegedly ordered a black teen off of a Red Line train when they responded to a call for another group of rowdy black teens



    A red line train on the MBTA.

    MBTA police are reportedly reviewing a possible incident of racial profiling on the Red Line that happened over the weekend.

    The Boston Globe reports the incident, which was originally written about in a Facebook post, happened when transit police officers responded when a T conductor called them in for allegedly rowdy black youths, and the officers allegedly ordered another black teenager - who did not know the others - off the train.

    The woman who wrote the Facebook post, identified as Jamie Davenport, wrote in the Independent that she stood up to the transit officers when they didn't believe he was part of the group.

    More to come.

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