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Facebook Video Shows Trump Supporter’s Road Rage Against Black Motorist

“Are you just another n**ger that doesn’t understand anything?” the Trump supporter said.

UPDATED: Nov. 8, 2016, 11:03 a.m. EST

“Are you just another n**ger that doesn’t understand anything?” the Trump supporter said.

By Sheryl Estrada

As Election Day approaches, a Black male Memphis, Tennessee, resident with the Facebook account name Skye Lev posted a video of a road rage incident that occurred over the weekend between him and a white Trump supporter.

Facebook Video Shows Trump Supporter

Brandon Levston via Facebook

Skye Lev said the following in his original post that garnered more than 2 million views in less than 10 hours but Facebook has since removed:

“This is a prime example of why you should get out and vote! Guy got heated and decided to share w/me what him and his family thinks about me and my people because I didn’t allow him to speed up and stop me from changing lanes in traffic.

“I could’ve ended up doing 20 to life over this but instead I decided to show him respect, that he clearly didn’t deserve, because I have children to be here for. Lord thank you for this patience and self control that you blessed me with! GET OUT AND VOTE PEOPLE!!!!”

According to WMC Action News 5, the Memphis resident who goes by the name Skye Lev on Facebook is Brandon Levston. He said the incident has shown him it’s time to talk to his young son about racism.

“I have to explain to him that racism does exist,” Levston said. “These are the things to look out for. These are the things to be prepared for.”

The traffic incident resulted in a white motorist outlining what many Trump supporters believe to be true about African Americans.

Levston reposted the video Monday morning, but it was again deleted by Facebook. DiversityInc contacted the company about the removal of the video and received the following response from a spokesperson via email:

“The videos were removed in error and restored as soon as we were able to investigate. Our team processes millions of reports each week, and we sometimes get things wrong. We’re very sorry about this mistake.”

Shaun King of The New York Daily News shared the video on Twitter.

And, it has also been uploaded to YouTube:

‘Trump all the way’

“Trump, Trump all the way, Trump,” the white male motorist, identified as Robert Neil Thompson, says as he exits his vehicle and approaches Levston, who is filming the incident from inside his car.

“Black lives don’t matter,” he continues. “There ain’t no proof. Just ‘cause you say something, don’t mean nothing.”

Levston replies, “Black lives don’t matter because you have a problem in traffic?”

Thompson responds, “The problem in traffic was you were right behind me, sped up and drove around me, jumped in front of me and made me slam on my brakes at a light — that makes you a n**ger. That proves that Black lives don’t matter.”

He then begins to tell the Black motorist that he has to explain why Black lives matter.

“If you have a side, if you have a subject, you tell me why Black lives matter. Because people say so? You know what matter means, something that makes a difference …”

Not only is he arguing with the Black motorist, but at one point he takes off his cap and points it in his face through the open car door window.

Thompson says that Martin Luther King Jr. would be ashamed of the people with the “flat-bill hats like you and the people who can’t even keep their pants up.”

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“Put it on Facebook, I don’t care. I don’t care,” he says.

“Apparently you don’t,” Levston responds.

“You’re a punk that lives off social media,” the Trump supporter says. “I don’t even have a social media account, you know why — because white lives matter.”

He then begins to walk back to his car, when Levston says, “I appreciate you sharing with me your life story, sir.”

Thompson then turns around to again confront the Black motorist when a woman’s voice in his car is heard, seemingly telling him to end the confrontation.

He says to her, “Let me handle this. Be a woman.”

Thompson goes back to the Black driver’s window and says, “What was my life history? Was it anything about anybody’s past, or are you just another n**ger that doesn’t understand anything?”

Levston then says, “Teach me a little bit more about Black people.”

The Trump supporter obliges:

“Black people were bought by contract, and we got ripped off. ‘Cause y’all should have got returned when it was evidence and proof that y’all couldn’t do anything. Because y’all live off welfare …”

Levston then begins to question how Thompson came to this conclusion about him in particular.

He responds, “Because you look like a n**ger and drive like a n**ger … what is the definition of a n**ger? Is it Black skin?

The Black motorist responds, “I don’t know because I don’t use the word.”

Thompson says he’ll speak directly to the camera to give a message:

“Hey spread this, I’m looking at the camera now and not you — Black lives do not matter because Black people walk around and say it. “

Thompson then calls Levston a “f**king transgender f**got” and says, “If there weren’t technology like this I would have smashed you because you’re a punk.”

According to The Commercial Appeal, “After the video went viral Monday and had been seen by millions of people, Thompson walked into the Memphis Police Department’s Appling Station precinct to fill out a report claiming that he was being intimidated and threatened.”

Related Story: Most Voters Blame Trump for Rise in Hatred, One Poll Finds, While Another Confirms His Supporters View Blacks Negatively

A Reuters/Ipsos poll taken this past summer found that nearly half of Trump supporters are likely to describe African Americans as “violent” and more “criminal” than whites.

A Quinnipiac University poll revealed that 61 percent of American voters feel “the 2016 election has increased the level of hatred and prejudice in the U.S.” Of that 61 percent, 67 percent blame Trump and 16 percent blame Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

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23 comments


  • I am currently embarrassed to be caucasian. Some of us work so hard to fight stereotypes and then you get an idiot like this. Ignorance at its finest. I want to say who does this, but the answer is glaringly more than I would like to admit.

    • Charity Dell

      AZJAZ–Do not be embarrassed by your particular arrangement of genes and chromosomes! :-) Your European heritage is NOT the problem. The problem is the Ignoramus Racist Mindset that some Euro-Americans inherited from generations of people raised on notions of “White Is Right”. Don’t be embarrassed–ignorance is an equal opportunity employer,
      and far too many humans need to feel better/superior to other humans.

      It’s good to remember that you are NOT one of the “White Is Right” crowd–you’re just
      a human like the rest of us! Welcome to the Tribe! :-)

  • This election was only showed, what has been there all the time. Donald Dump simply put it on the world stage. Although I would say that one must be living under a rock; or very unconscious not to know that there is racial division in this country and with people like this, it is likely not to go anywhere, anytime soon.

    Anyone who supports DD, really needs to self-check their humanity. They talk about his temperament. But the man has a laundry-list of deficiencies as a human being that person should have, and run for public office.

    Something is very wrong when millions of Americans support a person with these attributes. If HRC or any Black or Brown candidate would have whispered some of the things that have come out of this man’s mouth – they would have been ran out of town and damn sure would not have been representative of a major political party.

    This behavior and comments from a DD supporter should be no surprise to anyone.

    • Charity Dell

      NADIDA–I done TOLD y’all the Dumpy Donster ain’t got no learnin’! :-) That’s what happens
      when:

      1. You attend two good universities (Fordham and UPENN) and choose NOT
      to READ SOME BOOKS;

      2. You decide NOT to attend graduate school–even though most Wharton School folks
      pursue graduate degrees;

      3. You keep your brain locked on AVARICE MODE and do not add any education
      in FORTY-EIGHT YEARS;

      Then you decide you want to be the Prezzident!

  • The ignorance of this Trump supporter is beyond description!! The poise and self-control of the gentleman being verbally assaulted is absolutely amazing!! Kudos to Skye Lev. The fact that Facebook keeps taking the video post down makes one go, hmmm?!

  • Not to excuse the man’s use of profanity, or other unacceptable language, however if what he claimed is true, about Skye pulling in front of him and jamming on his brakes, I certainly can understand his being upset. The facts of his personal opinions not withstanding, why was that statement about the cause of his anger not highlighted in this apparently one-sided story?

    • EVEN IF what the man said happened, why would you resort to such ignorant, bullying behavior? You have your family in the car? Then be angry, but drive off so that your family remains safe. That was pure hateful vomit coming out of his mouth and far more about his personal beliefs than being angry for getting cut off.

      • Ha ha ha! What an ignorant racist white punk—thought he was being Mr. Tough Guy by threatening a black man. I’m glad the brother put him on blast on social media, so everybody can see just how stupid and racist people can be (and what a fool he looked and sounded like.) And he now wants to claim he was “harrassed and intimidated” when it’s made very clear from the video that he was the one doing the harassing and being intimidating! Honestly, that racist white boy’s family should have driven off and left him there with the brother—that would have taught him a lesson about confronting strangers talking all that racist BS. At least the brother got the last laugh about the situation,lol.

    • Kanter:

      In the story, Mr. Levston (the brother) said that the white dude was mad because he wouldn’t let him speed up and stop him from changing lanes in traffic. That’s what it says in the story. Also the white man deliberately went off on him and specifically targeted those insults because he was black, that’s pretty obvious. He’s still racist as hell, and didn’t need to even go there, but he was just mad because a black man didn’t let him have his damn way. And obviously he was taught, like most rednecks are, that black people are inferior to them. The brother was too nice to him, though. I would have been cussing him out, telling him to take his ignorant blank to hell and everything else. But Levston didn’t have to do anything except sit back, and watch this idiot racist fool make a damn fool of himself—that was the best revenge, for real!

  • WOW. He was addressing the right dude that day as he is not waking up in a hospital.

  • Here is more information courtesy of our local NBC affiliate, WMC / Channel 5, along with an interview with the motorist who was pummeled by hate speech from someone who demonstrated both his entrenched mentality and extreme stupidity.

  • Alan Headbloom

    This encounter does not surprise me and is believable. However, it reaches journalistic credibility with an actual video. Please attach ASAP.

  • There are many things that disturb me about this encounter, and I won’t go into them here. They aren’t anything new sadly. But this is new….why would FB feel the need to remove this video? Are they trying to protect the ignorant ranter? Is it because the video is laced with the “N” word and FB finds it offensive? Because while it is offensive, it does provide evidence of the ignorance of at least one Trump supporter. I think it should be available so we can all see exactly how ignorant he is. I notice that the link to the video in this article also doesn’t work. So now FB is censoring truth. Scary. Very scary. Especially since most mainstream media seems averse to showing it.

  • In law, being called the N-word is viewed as “fighting words;” sufficient provocation to beat the sh*T out of this rednecKKK. As an avowed Christian, there is not enough religion in the world that would keep me from getting out of the car.(after I obtained sufficient footage) and beat the N-word out of him! Trying to take the “high road” with trailer park rednecKKKs does nothing but makes them bolder to repeat it again. Beating the sh*T out of these rednecKKKs will make them think twice the next time they try to form the N-word with a broken jaw (they already have missing teeth, so to hit them in the mouth is pointless).
    . But let’s not forget that not only white racist ignorance and superiority is genetic, but also Southern-bred BLACK MALE COWARDICE is inherited from their spineless, cowardly Black male slave ancestors. This is further proof that after several centuries, Southern Black males haven’t shed their spaghetti spines and developed a backbone.
    . Yet we have Black male thug rappers like the revered TuPac rapping: “Wonder why we call you b*tch.” That song is more fitting for Black males like the bow-tied punk az b*tch in that car! A rednecKKK would NEVER do that anywhere up North, East, or in California without getting his flat, narrow az beaten; after we got finished stomping it, his swollen az would look like a brother’s!
    . In Atlanta, when a 350 lb. rednecKKK thought he could push me off the MARTA train, I hit him so hard, I nearly knocked him off his feet. The only thing that kept him from falling was the pole and the person he fell back on. The look of shock on his face was comical because he thought I was just a passive Black Southern female who wouldn’t hit him. Unfortunately, I had a business appointment and couldn’t stay around to finish beating the sh*T out of him!
    . All African American females need to learn martial arts because while our cowardly Black men won’t fight a white rednecKKK, they will beat you and your children’s az for the slightest insult. Learn to fight for yourselves because our Black men are cowards.

    • Advocating violence is not the answer, as violence tends to escalate, and the other party may always be bigger, stronger, a better fighter, better armed, etc. I don’t know where you live, but a good, practical, reason (ignoring morals, for a moment) not to meet physical violence with violence here in Texas — where I live — is the very distinct possibility that the aggressor is “packing heat,” and somebody may well end up shot/dead.

    • ZaziJams:

      Come on, Zazi, get real. The brother did the right thing by not getting physical. For all he knew, that crazy loudmouth redneck could have had a gun in his car, used it on him if they got into a fight, and claimed self-defense (or the rest of his family could have had guns,too.) That was ONE good reason not to even get into it with that fool. Also, you have to pick your battles, and this one wasn’t worth getting beat up over. He played it safe and cool, and in the end the white dude was the one who came off looking the worst,like the real idiot he is.

  • I love it when people say they are not racist, sexist, etc. Sorry, but he meant what he said and it was just the right (or wrong) trigger to bring out his true feelings. Trying living in Los Angeles where many incidents of road rage occur, but you will not find too many incidents of many going on racist rants. Just saying, the right situation will bring out a person’s true colors.

  • Regardless of who said what, Blackfolks dont belong in America. We really belong in Afrika, an as long as we live in the same environment as the children of those who murdered the owners of America, you’re dealing with the personification of a murderous DNA. What kind of a relationship can we expect.

    Now if we can still live with a people with such a nature, with what they did to others, if that reason alone does not scare us, it’s obvious we have no knowledge of what they did to us. Today Black people did not vote, if we voted in 2016 as we did for Obama we would have been the determining factor for any general election in America.

    The White media will not espouse this significance, Blackfolks have to figure it out ourselves, we have the power, we can control the outcome of elections if we vote as a bloc. Will we learn and implement this real strategy? We need not fear white votes, there’s will always split between the parties while ours will speak with one voice. Visit kojo mambolo on utube for more.

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