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This edition: John Coombs, President, Vulcan Society (Black Firefighter Organization)

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 25, 2008.

On today’s episode of Africa American Legends, Host Roscoe C. Brown Jr. sits down with the President of the Vulcan Society, John Coombs. The Vulcan Society’s primary objective is to educate African American New Yorkers about the opportunities available within the City Fire Department. They specifically go into the goals moving forward for the Vulcan Society, such as recruiting and examination help. They also look at the social implications of race and ethnicity within the New York City Fire Department.

Guest List

Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. Director, Urban Education Policy Center, CUNY Graduate Center.

John Coombs President, Vulcan Society, Black Firefighter Organization