Jonathan Smith of the Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs will lead the initiative.
NEW 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 […]
CHICAGO, Ill. — A federal appeals court has ruled the City of Chicago must hire more than 100 African-American firefighters to compensate for past hiring discrimination. myfoxChicago.com reports: The ruling is the latest development in a fight over the department’s 1995 entrance exam. Thousands of people sued the city, saying the test favored white applicants. […]
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