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  • Head scarfs for Muslim women

    In the UK: Hijab head-scarfs for Muslim workers

    08-12-11 -- This story originally ran in the Mail Online, on June 9, 2009.  By Jaya Narain.   Pop into the firestation and the chances are there’d be a group of reassuringly burly men in there waiting for the call out, with … Read More >

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  • Kevin James: American Muslim firefighter in NYC

    08-12-11 -- This clip from the film Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet, features Kevin James– a Muslim American firefighter, fire marshal, and a first responder on 9/11.

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  • Long Island Firefighter Speaks Out for Marriage Equality (Video)

    06-17-11 -- Mike Vissichelli, a volunteer firefighter from Locust Valley, Long Island, speaks out for marriage in a New York marriage video released June 9 by the Human Rights Campaign. Vissichelli is also President of casino online FireFLAG, an advocacy group for gay … Read More >

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  • Cindy Walters

    After 29 years, firefighter says goodbye (WKOW)

    05-18-11 -- After 29 years on the job, firefighter-paramedic Cindy Walters will be calling it a career  with the Madison Fire Department.   Walters spent her final day at Station 2, saying goodbye to her colleagues and retired firefighters who came back … Read More >

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  • Black Skin, Black Smoke

    Take a Look: “Black Smoke, Black Skin” Film Trailer

    01-11-11 -- The Vulcan Society formed to help end discrimination and segregation of African Americans in FDNY. “Black Smoke, Black Skin” is an upcoming documentary film that provides both a historic and current perspective on the struggle of Black firefighters at FDNY. … Read More >

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