19 Year Old Girl Arrested And Beaten For Not Dancing

Nubia Bowe, a petite nineteen year old African-American woman was not dancing on the Bay Area’s Rapid Transit system (BART) as she made her way home from work with two friends on the night of March 21st, 2014.

Nonetheless it was four days later that she was finally released from Santa Rita jail after being accused by BART police of felony resisting arrest on the BART platform, then accused of felony assault by Santa Rita guards late that night after being tossed into solitary confinement.

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