4 Black Female Firefighters File $10 Million Lawsuit Against DC Fire For Discrimination
Four Black female firefighters have filed a $10 million discrimination lawsuit against the DC Fire and Emergency Services Department (DC FEMS), according to multiple reports.
In their suit, veteran firefighters Jadonna Sanders, Shalonda Smith, Takeva Thomas, and Bolatito Ajose claimed they were subjected to gender and racial discrimination during their tenure. The women said the misconduct occurred in the form of pay and promotions. They also claimed that they suffered "harsher discipline than their white colleagues," according to WTOP.... Read more