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Description - Black Fire by Robert J Crawford, Sr.

Robert J Crawford was one of the first 12 black firefighter hired by the City of Memphis. He came through the ranks as the first black battalion chief, deputy chief and deputy director. This book details his experiences as a boy growing up in Memphis and as a black firefighter. This is a first hand personal experience of what black firefighters faced from a systemic manipulation to deny them opportunity and examples of tactics used to "get rid of them."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781596293281
ISBN-10: 1596293284
Format: Paperback / softback
(235mm x 162mm x 11mm)
Pages: 157
Imprint: History Press (SC)
Publisher: History Press (SC)
Publish Date: 10-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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