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New York’s First Black Firefighters

Posted on May 29, 2015 8:02 pm Published by 1 Comment

By Ginger Adams Otis

Black Firefighters

It’s no secret that FDNY firefighters are among the best in the world, but here’s a little-known fact about New York’s Bravest: a black woman was among the city’s earliest black firefighters. Her name … Read the article