Prepare to be shocked and outraged by the appalling incident that recently unfolded in a restaurant.
The Shocking Mistreatment of a Black Waiter
Thanks to a TikTok video shared by user Nia, the world became aware of a deeply troubling encounter involving a group of diners proudly displaying Confederate flags and their shocking mistreatment of a Black waiter named Arthur Mandy.
A Disturbing Crime
Nia said the entire party entered the restaurant wearing Confederate flags from head to toe.
They went on to unleash racial slurs directly at Mandy. The episode then took a turn for the worse.
Although Mandy was being extremely nice to the group, they didn’t want anything to do with him. To add insult to injury, they left him without a tip on a bill that was well over $500.
An Emotional Response to Cruelty
Nia couldn’t contain her outrage, expressing her anger and frustration in the caption of her video.
“I was so mad witnessing them treat one of the nicest, caring souls I’ve ever met in such a horrible way. It’s unbelievable that they were allowed to stay in the restaurant.”
An Outpour of Emotion Goes Viral
Overwhelmed by the weight of the situation, Mandy had no choice but to hide outside the restaurant, where he could cry in peace.
Despite the constant complaints and racial slurs by the Confederate flag-wearing diners, he remained strong and kind in the face of injustice.
A Brighter Future Ahead?
In the aftermath of this distressing incident, a glimmer of hope emerged.
Viewers Tipped Him
Viewers rallied together, contributing over $1,000 in donations as tips to show solidarity with Mandy and slam the hateful actions of the diners.
The Restaurant Should Do More to Protect Him
Some users took to the comments section to display their support for Mandy, with one arguing, “Managers and company need to be held accountable bc he very well could’ve been in harm’s way.”
Others simply felt sorry for the waiter, “no one should be teaching their kids to be racist. big love sent to the waiter.”
More From Career Step Up
A woman took to Reddit to ask if she’d acted too rashly when she kicked out her son’s girlfriend from their house. She Kicked Her Son’s Girlfriend Out After She Introduced Herself and Made an Inappropriate Joke! Was She Wrong?
She’s Seven Months Pregnant And Has Just Found Out Something About Her Husband That Has Ruined Her Life
She can’t believe what her husband, Harry, has told her. He’s cheated on her not once, but twice, within the span of just over a month! OP is devastated, hurt, and lost. She’s considering divorce, but Harry argues that she is selfish for even thinking about it, as their unborn child needs both parents to grow up. She’s Seven Months Pregnant And Has Just Found Out Something About Her Husband That Has Ruined Her Life
A Rude Entitled Woman Demanded She Help Her Lift 160LB Worth of Dog Food, Even Though She Wasn’t an Employee! Then It Got Physical!
Zara was in the middle of a routine shopping trip at Wally World with her young daughter when an entitled woman, Becky, appeared out of nowhere. A Rude Entitled Woman Demanded She Help Her Lift 160LB Worth of Dog Food, Even Though She Wasn’t an Employee! Then It Got Physical!
She Thought He Worked in a Supermarket, and Got Furious When He Told Her She Didn’t!
Have you ever had an encounter with a stranger that left you feeling frustrated and bewildered? Well, in today’s story, we will dive into an infuriating encounter that Johnny had with a stranger in a supermarket almost ten years ago. She Thought He Worked in a Supermarket, and Got Furious When He Told Her She Didn’t!
Her Boss Had Been Stealing Her Work for Years, and Then He Accidentally Outed Himself to the CEO!
It’s time for a tale of karmic retribution. Today it comes from a woman whose boss had been passing off her reports as his. It’s a great story. Her Boss Had Been Stealing Her Work for Years, and Then He Accidentally Outed Himself to the CEO!
Featured Image Credit: Shutterstock / ViDI Studio. The people shown in the images are for illustrative purposes only, not the actual people featured in the story.