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A Washington, D.C., subway ride turned into a beat down and a lesson in respecting your elders. This video captures an encounter between a 54-year-old hardworking Black man and a disrespectful Black youth.

Hardworking Black man deals with disrespectful Black youth on subway (video)

Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.

14 Comments

  1. honeybutter on June 8, 2015 at 9:38 am

    oooo i like this one ., i mean kids need beatings thats why so many of them killing people if he had a gun he would have shot that brother , that man was not playing with no body , and that is what needs to happen these bully teens need ass whipping like this one all the time .

  2. andalso on June 8, 2015 at 11:33 am

    loser azz black punks as usual… he got his azz kicked and calling his friends to come and get theirs kicked. the common sense that he was lacking should have told his azz to sit down and shut up.

    • Patrick Nugent on June 9, 2015 at 10:00 am

      You know what ? …Adding Black to your rant shit on everything you said after that.

      • andalso on June 10, 2015 at 8:11 am

        wtf? get out of here with that bullsh!t. stick to the articles and get off the commenters nuts.

        • Patrick Nugent on June 10, 2015 at 9:06 am

          Truth hurts.

          • andalso on June 10, 2015 at 10:25 am

            finally! we agree.



  3. Crazy Dane on June 8, 2015 at 12:58 pm

    Lumps all around my n*gga!! Word!!! That jitt was a str8 punk-azz idiot.

  4. The Truth on June 8, 2015 at 3:37 pm

    Never underestimate your Opponent!!! He’s 54 much older and wiser then this young man…this man demanded his “RESPECT”!!

  5. TheVansOutside on June 9, 2015 at 8:26 am

    Nobody should put their hands on nobody else child….his kids are prolly no Better

    • guest on June 9, 2015 at 9:27 am

      He doesn’t look like a child to me.

    • Bill Dee on June 9, 2015 at 2:08 pm

      Wasn’t no child. If ya mouth grown, take that grown azz whop-whop! LOL

      • TheVansOutside on June 10, 2015 at 11:46 pm

        and he can get that grown as time too. cause its on tape the guy could press charges. promoting blk on blk violence are we??? but…won’t stand up for the 14 year girl that was man handled. interesting. lames

  6. Shady Jack Jones on June 9, 2015 at 2:06 pm

    LMAO….Daaaaamn!!!! Shorty got a hard MF head and apparently NO COMMON MF SENSE!

  7. boldaq on June 13, 2015 at 7:07 pm

    Welcome to Obama Nation. Coming to a neighborhood near you!