Friday morning, Ebony’s Jamilah Lemieux shared a story of having been mistaken for an Amtrak employee, even though she wasn’t in a uniform and happened to be on her phone.

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Photo: tumblr

Thankfully, this guy was semi-woke and said he understood what he did was wrong.

But that isn’t always the case. The story inspired other people to share their moments when people assumed that they were around to offer a service when in actuality they were customers just like them.

Or being mistaken for the coatroom

And you didn’t even apply for the job

Next time you should…nvm, that’s illegal

How even?!

Looks like we need to avoid Walmart.

You must have been ready to go.

Judge by the color of the shirt, not the color of the skin.

Is it bring your baby to work day?

How Sway?!

The headphones must be connected to the employees in the back.


Yep, definitely not going to Walmart.

I hope you did indeed drag her into recognition

Definitely would have put these in the nearest trash bin.

Oh don’t do it…


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Photo: tumblr

This is so infuriating. Share your stories of being mistaken for the help below.

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