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Resource ID: #25371
Subject: Fire Departments
Source: WBAL-TV (Baltimore)
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Date: 3/30/2011, 4/6/2011

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WBAL-TV exposed the fact that the Baltimore City Fire Department had abandoned its policy regarding recruitment designed to make the agency more diverse. The department has a history of overlooking minorities in recruiting and promotions. 63.2% of Bailtimore is African-American, but out of a 45 class of cadets, only 5 were African-American and 3 were women.

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