Book Club Booted from Wine Train for #LaughingWhileBlack

A group of mostly Black women who were thrown off the Napa Valley Wine Train last Saturday for laughing too loudly, have received the corporate apology they were seeking, but the experience has left a bitter taste in their mouths. Eleven members of the Sistahs On The Reading Edge book club were booted off the train in an incident they feel was racially motivated. “We were singled out,” co-founder Lisa Renee Johnson shared with the OBSERVER. Ms. Johnson, who books an annual trip to Napa for the Antioch-based group, decided to have them do the wine train this year and