Firefighters Claim Reverse Discrimination

When firefighters battle a raging blaze, they can be sure that at least one thing will treat them all equally: "The fire isn't going to discriminate against a person whether he's black, white or Hispanic" Connecticut firefighter Ben Vargas, 40, said. "It's going to treat that person the same way." But in the city of New Haven, Vargas, who is Hispanic, and 19 white firefighters say that is where the equal treatment ends, and discrimination begins. They allege that they were denied promotions...Full Story
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