TITLE

NY Firefighters And Police Officer Face Firing For Racist Parade Float

PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
Jet;10/05/98, Vol. 94 Issue 19, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the number of White New York firefighters and a policeman who will be fired for allegedly participating in a Labor Day Parade float that mocked the dragging death of a Black man in Jasper, Texas. Views of New York City, New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on the firefighters; Names of the firefighters and the policeman; Suspension of the firefighters without pay for their role in the incident; Suspension of the police officer by New York Police Commissioner Howard Safir.
ACCESSION #
1170517

 

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