Black women kicked off Napa Valley Wine Train reach settlement in $11M lawsuit

The book club members who sued the Napa Valley Wine Train after being kicked off for laughing too loud have reached a settlement in their racial discrimination case. The Aug. 22 incident received a lot of news coverage after some members of the Sistahs on the Reading Edge Book Club posted about being removed from […]

‘Laughing while Black’ victims may sue Napa Valley Wine Train

Last month, a predominately Black group of 11 women were kicked off the now infamous Napa Valley Wine train for laughing too loud. The women were members of Sisters on the Reading Edge Book Club and the incident spawned the phrase “Laughing while Black” and caused a social media storm. Anthony Giaccio, the CEO of […]

CEO apologizes to women kicked off Napa train for ‘laughing while Black’ 

The story of 11 mostly Black women kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train has gone viral, to the chagrin of the company. According to members of “Sistahs on the Reading Edge Book Club” another passenger had claimed they were laughing too loudly during the wine tasting trip. The women were then marched through multiple […]

Black women kicked off Napa wine train

[jwplatform doAROuWb] Many people have heard about the rude treatment of 11 Black women who were riding the popular Napa Valley Wine Train. The women were laughing too loudly, according to a complaint by another rider, and were kicked off the train.