September 12, 2012

Fire Department has not published who passed the new firefighter exam

The New York City Fire Department has delayed in publishing the results of the new firefighter exam. As a result, the list of about 1,000 paramedics and EMTs who passed have not been posted. The new test has not been signed off by a federal judge yet. The Fire Department will, however, individually tell candidates the results. Meanwhile, there is shortage of 620 firefighters in the city. The federal Justice Department did not allow the […]
August 13, 2012

Southern Church denied black couple wedding

Even though the couple set a date and sent out invitations, a Mississippi church denied black couple their wedding at the church. Charles and Te’Andrea were denied a wedding at the minly white First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs. The church told them it had decided no black could be married at that church. Read more Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects individuals against employment discrimination on the basis of race, […]