Firefight: The Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York’s Bravest
Where: New York Public Library—Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library
476 Fifth Ave. (42nd St. Entrance)
212-340-0863 Price: Free
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With Ginger Adams Otis, a staff writer at the NY Daily News, who has been writing about New York City and local politics for more than a decade.
This illustrated lecture features stories of courage—about firefighters risking their lives in the line of duty and risking their livelihood by battling an unjust system. It is an exciting blend of the high-octane energy of firefighting, critical Civil Rights history and a grassroots struggle for opportunity.Buy tickets/get more info now