Waitress receives note instead of tip: ‘Great service, don’t tip black people’

ASHBURN, Va. – A Virginia waitress says she was stunned after receiving a racist message on the bottom of a check Saturday morning.

The receipt read “Great service, don't tip black people.”

Kelly Carter, a server at Anita’s New Mexico Style Café in Ashburn, said that the couple seemed friendly, so she was totally taken back.

“I just looked… Three times actually,” the long-time server told DCW50.

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“The message that I would like for them to get is that they did not hurt me, they did not damage me, they only made me stronger,” Carter said of the offensive note.

Thomas Tellez and his family have owned Anita’s for 40 years, and said they have never seen anything like this.

“I was speechless, especially with it being Kelly. Out of the eight restaurants we have, 240 employees, she is top 10 with loyalty and customer service,” said the restaurant owner.

Kelly Carter

Kelly Carter

Despite not receiving a tip and receiving a hateful message Carter said if the customers came back in the restaurant she would serve them again.

After the receipt was posted on social media, the Loudoun County NAACP shared the picture on Twitter saying, “Hatred will not be tolerated and we will not keep quiet.”

11 comments

    • REVEREND, AL SHARPTON

      thanks “m”, continue being a proud strong black woman and hating the man. ive been seeing alot of skeptical news from fox 6 just like this lately. actually a few stories just like this one. SHAME ON YOU FOR ALWAYS RACE BATING THATS MY JOB !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • revrend Jesse Jackson

    dear mr EL GOONO, the b.l.m. movement supoors you in every way possible. we willbe setting up a go fund me account on your bhalf to accomodate you with fat ti[p shapies, ball point pens, markers of various colors” all perimnent of coarse” thank you for your efforts. hazzah hazzah hzzahhh #blm #fistintheair #grillcheese #riot

  • yourlogicisnotlogic

    lets see how this pans out. I want to give everyone the benefit of doubt but i have heard stories like this before.

  • malcolm X

    SMH FOX 6 NEWS , WHY DELETE REVRENDS, AL SHARPTON AND JESSE JACKSONS COMMENTS ? WE ARE THE RACE BATERS NOT YOU, STOP TAKING OUR JOB !!!!!!!!!

    • REVEREND, AL SHARPTON

      EXACTLY NICK, WHAT MALCOLM X IS TRYING TO SAY IS WE ARE THE RACE BATERS NOT FOX 6. SO LEAVE US TO THE BATING. THIS IS OUR JOB ITS WHAT WE DO AND HAVE ALWAYS DONE, ITS WHAT WE ARE GOOD AT. SO STOP RACE BATING FOX 6 NEWS SMH AGAIN !!!!!!

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