reverse discrimination

FDNY applicants shut out

White Applicants Blast FDNY After Being Denied Entry To Preparation Class

There were hurt feelings and racial tensions as white applicants were left standing outside a prep class on Wednesday night.


FILE July 15, 2009 -- New Haven, Connecticut firefighters attend the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings in 2009 of then US Supreme Court Nominee Sonia Sotomayor, who ruled against the white firefighters when she served on a federal appeals court.(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

New Haven Firefighters Get Damages In 2009 Bias Case

A group of 20 Connecticut firefighters have won about $2 million in damages from the city of New Haven in connection with a reverse discrimination case that went before the U.S. Supreme Court in 2009.