In this episode of Fire Law, Curt interviews Ginger Adams Otis, the author of Firefight: The Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York’s Bravest. Ginger is a writer for the NY Daily News and previously worked for the NY Post. She started covering NY City Hall and the FDNY when she worked for The Chief-Leader. She’s been a radio and print freelancer for WNYC, the Associated Press, BBC, National Public Radio, The Village Voice and national magazines such as Jane and Ms.
The interview covers Ginger’s reasons for writing the book, her research and her conclusions about racial issues in the FDNY.
Folks can order Firefight here: http://www.amazon.com/Firefight-Century-Long-Battle-Integrate-Bravest/dp/1137280018
or online at Ginger’s website: www.gingeradamsotis.com