Chicago Ordered to Hire 111 Black Firefighters - NBC Chicago

    Chicago Ordered to Hire 111 Black Firefighters

    A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that the Chicago Fire Department must hire 111 African Americans who passed a firefighters entrance exam 16 years ago and pay millions of dollars to thousands more who took and passed the same test. (Published Friday, May 13, 2011) A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that the Chicago Fire Department must hire 111 African Americans who passed a firefighters entrance exam 16... See More