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White Firefighters Sue City, Claim Discrimination Among Ranks

Last updated on Wednesday, February 6, 2008

(INDIANAPOLIS) - A group of white firefighters have filed a discrimination lawsuit against the Indianapolis city administration.

Several firefighters claim they were passed up for promotions in favor of less-qualified black candidates.

The suit names the city of Indianapolis and Fire Chief James Greeson as defendants.

The plaintiffs are seeking back pay, damages, and changes to the promotion process.

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