Black Firefighters

Brookline Town Meeting voted overwhelmingly, but not unanimously, to approve the settlement for Gerald Alston, who filed the lawsuit against the town in 2015 citing a voicemail from 2010 he received from his then-commander which contained the N-word.

NEW YORK — A federal judge said Thursday the amount of back wages owed minorities affected by discrimination in the city’s firefighter entrance exams could be more than $128 million. SEE ALSO: Need A Passport Photo? There’s An App For That! What’s Drake’s Favorite Vacation Destination? Listen To Destiny’s Child & Beyonce’s Hometown Playlist! In […]