Restaurant tipping is racist and it needs to stop Capitalism and white supremacy had a baby, and that evil little shit is now ruining dining out for historically tipping disadvantaged folks.

Ever wonder why there is an epidemic of BIPOCs not receiving the same service in restaurants as white people? It’s because of the tipping system, which was explicitly designed to perpetuate white supremacy and remind the disadvantaged of their lack of standing.

Also read: The racist history of tipping — Politico
Also read: Tipping is a legacy of slavery — The New York Times
Also read: The racist, twisted history of tipping — Mother Jones

How the system works

Servers are paid mostly based on tips, and BIPOCs are historically disadvantaged tippers. Know what happens next?

Exactly. The white servers focus on the white customers because they know they will be receiving hefty tips at the end–while leaving BIPOC bodies underserved. So BIPOC bodies need…

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