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There Are Only 37 Female Firefighters In NYC

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 01.30.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — As a New York City firefighter, Sarinya Srisakul didn't work with another woman for five years, and when she did, she took pictures ...

FDNY Discrimination Ruling Overturned

Newsday | Posted 07.14.2013 | New York

NEW YORK _ A federal appeals court on Tuesday affirmed the appointment of a monitor to oversee minority recruitment and hiring at the New York City Fi...

NYC EMTs Posted Graphic Photos Of Patients To Facebook

Posted 04.01.2013 | New York

The NYPD may be warning officers to keep their social media accounts clean, but it appears the city's EMT workers are the ones in need of some strict...

FDNY: Here Is What Structural, Institutional, Systemic Racism Looks Like

BlackAndBrownNews | Posted 10.04.2012 | New York
BlackAndBrownNews

The FDNY shows us that even in a liberal, progressive, Democratic leaning northern city, that is ethnically diverse, structural and systemic racism thrives.

White Firefighters Protest FDNY's New Diversity Recruitment Program

Posted 10.02.2012 | New York

Some white firefighters in New York City are angry about a new FDNY entrance exam which they say lowers standards to accomodate for diversity. The new...

Trymaine Lee

The Fight To Diversify The New York Fire Department Continues

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 12.22.2011 | Black Voices

The Fire Department of New York, one of the largest firefighting forces in the entire world, has struggled to recruit, hire and retain firefighters of...

Trymaine Lee

As Deadline Approaches, FDNY Seeks Diverse Applicants

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 11.15.2011 | Black Voices

When Tinisha Edwards was 10 years old and growing up in Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn, the firefighter across the street, especially when dressed in ...