Chris Enloe, The Blaze, July 23, 2017
A young waiter at a Mexican cantina in Memphis, Tennessee, recently received a racist remark on a check in lieu of a tip.
Nathan Bergeron, a white waiter at “On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina” in Memphis, told WATN-TV last week that while waiting his last table of the night recently he received a $0 tip on a meal that was nearly $50.
At the top of the check, the customers wrote, “We don’t tip white ppl, LOL.”
After he left the restaurant that night, Bergeron told WATN that he took a picture of the receipt and sent it to a few of his friends to find some humor in the situation. One friend in particular, Brandy Sciara, took issue with the note so she posted it to Facebook to “raise awareness” about Bergeron’s situation, according to WATN.
In response, Sciara created a GoFundMe page for Bergeron. In just three days, the crowdfund has well exceeded its goal of $500 and has raised nearly $7,000 for Bergeron.