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Black NY FirefightersNEW YORK — The former president of the Vulcan Society, a fraternal organization for Black firefighters in New York City, recounted numerous incidents of racial discrimination, saying Black firefighters were”effectively ostracized” by their white colleagues, yesterday in a discrimination trial agaisnt New York City’s Fire Department.

Paul Washington, 49, described rampant use of the N-word and detailed the startling low number of Blacks who are chosen to be New York firefighters. New York’s population is 26% Black, but only 3% of firefighters are Black, Washington told the court.

The New York Fire Department is so racism-riddled that just weeks after Sept. 11, 2001, someone defaced a flyer honoring the Black Bravest who died, an FDNY captain testified Monday.

Read more at the New York Daily News.

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