A business executive at one of the world’s largest event security companies has been labeled a “raging racist” by the New York Post, who exposed emails that include racial slurs and derogatory statements towards African-Americans.
In an article published on Tuesday, the NYP reported that Scott Dennison, the Vice President for special events at Contemporary Services Corp., made references to blacks by calling them “scum suckers,” “worthless” and repeateldy used the n- word.
Some of these references were also recorded in emails sent through his work account.
While looking to hire employees to handle security at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Dennison sent an email on Oct. 1, 2009 and wrote the following disclaimer: “No African[-]Americans please only limited quantities that have brains and can actually do a day’s work.”
Later emails were also discovered, which exposed a more malicious note.
In one email correspondence, dated July 14, 2011, Dennison discussed sending a dog trainer to Boston to replace one that died, reports the NYP.
“If he likes what he sees he will fly the Dog to Denver. There he will do a great deal of bite work, off leash training and some ni**er eating exercises,” he wrote.
The NYP’s Kevin Fasick reported:
Dennison, of Scottsdale, Ariz., also disparaged President Obama and the Rev. Al Sharpton in a July 22, 2010, e-mail regarding a Craigslist posting for security jobs at the Flushing Meadows grand slam event, offering a mock testimonial by a former black employee, Sean Felder, 45, of Harlem.
“Yu sez brothurz, Mr. Gon allows the black man to be superior we run the place cuz we needs the money and Obama and Rev Sharpton allowed us to mix with the White Crackers at this event,” he wrote. “Come on down we can cheat, steal, eat food and sleep. Just like our new govt allows us to do, to get back at the white man for Slavery.”
Felder is suing CSC in Manhattan federal court, alleging racial discrimination and retaliation.
TheGrio has contacted representatives at Contemporary Services Corporation, who said Wednesday that Dennison has been fired from the company.
“We take this matter extremely seriously, and these alleged statements are unacceptable and do not reflect CSC’s core values or company policies,” said Jim Granger, CSC President.
The company says it does not tolerate discriminatory behavior of any kind. They report that 75 percent of the company’s staffers are minority employees and that the firm prides itself for their award-winning outreach efforts within minority communities.
Granger added, “We would like to assure our employees, clients and associates that we will continue to provide quality and reliable services while maintaining the highest levels of integrity and equal opportunity for all CSC employees.”
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