SOUTH FULTON, GA (CBS46) – An unprovoked racist attack was captured on camera. A man requesting AT&T directed a racial insult at the teenage son of the South Fulton family.
The man was going door to door to solicit customers at the Concord Loop in South Fulton.
Montreal Godley, 16, answered through Ring’s camera and said he needed to talk to his dad first. But that’s when the guy walked away, and said, “Thanks for being a [racial slur]. “
The man appears to be using the derogatory term a second time, as he walks toward the aisle.
The family was shaken and shocked by what they saw on camera.
“I was in shock. Because this is the first time I’ve had to deal with this. I wasn’t expecting it, and I was so confused,” said Montrell-Godley. “It’s just something that no African American should accept.”
Montreal’s father is as frustrated as his son.
“This stuff is unacceptable. It’s offensive. It hurts. It hurts. It can lead to long-lasting and devastating scars,” said Aaron Godley.
He wants to work right away.
“I don’t think anyone with that kind of hate in their heart should go into communities and into people’s homes,” said Aaron Godley. “Someone needs to sit down and talk to him. I would even be willing to talk to him and explain to him the harm I caused in choosing the words I used.”
After CBS46 News reached out to AT&T Thursday night, an official said they had ended the relationship with the seller.
AT&T released a statement that said:
“This seller’s behavior is despicable, insulting and goes against everything we stand for as a business. We have zero tolerance for what happened today and the relationship with this seller has been terminated.”
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