By David Goldberg
Full of colourful characters and rousing tales drawn from oral histories, discrimination fits, and the documents of the Vulcan Society (the fraternal society of Black firefighters in New York), this e-book sheds new mild at the effect of Black firefighters within the struggle for civil rights.
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