The men and women who serve on the front lines as firefighters, rescuing citizens in harm’s way, should be saluted daily for their bravery. In one of…

The Village Voice has a good article on the reasons for lack of Black firefighters in New York City and the requirement test necessary to become a firefighter: “There’s no question that there is something very wrong with how the FDNY adds new employees. For nearly 40 years, various courts have issued injunctions to correct […]

A wind-driven wildfire has burned more than seven square miles in the Leona Valley area in northern Los Angeles County, destroying several structures and spurring thousands of evacuations.