Dunkin Donuts to Honor Workers Who Endured Racist Rant

A video of the incident at a Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Dunkin’ Donuts was posted on YouTube.


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Dunkin' Donuts Dunkin Donuts says it will “honor” two employees who endured a racist rant from a disgruntled customer earlier this week; however, Internet supporters say they deserve a monetary award.

The two employees – identified as Abid and Nithi – were verbally abused by a woman claiming that she had not received a receipt for a previous day’s purchase. She was demanding a free meal. The woman used derogatory terms for Arabs when yelling at the workers.

Dunkin’ Donuts e-mailed a statement to NBCNews.com.

“We commend the franchisee’s crew member for handling this difficult situation with grace and patience. We believe this is a powerful example of great customer service and the respect our crew members have for our guests.”