Moving Trains to Feel Safe: “How You Doing, Mami?”

Location: Evening Rush Hour (3:30pm-7:30pm)”>Red Line Silver Spring Metro Station, Silver Spring, MD
Time:  Night (7:30pm-12am)

A few minutes after I sat down on the Metro at Silver Spring, someone started saying, “Hey.. Beautiful girl… Hey how you doing Mami?” at me repeatedly for about 5 minutes. I ignored them until finally one of guys said, “Hey, pretty, how you doing over there?” I looked at him, and said, “I’d be fine if you left me alone.” Then I got up and moved to the next car at the next train stop (Totten).

Submitted 7/17/15 by “KM”

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