Marvin L. Easter for Hatchet-man Productions, a division of Financial Independence Association, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 112 pages
A heart-felt autobiography of Marvin L. Easter a member of the first group of black firefighters to join the Flint Fire Department in Michigan, in 1973. Hired following a U.S. District Court order to establish a more equitable hiring practice. These men had to fight fires outside the fire station, while battling racism within. They were ridiculed, tormented, harassed, & fired if they cracked under this pressure; one of these men would die a horrendous death due in part to this pressure-cooker situation, before gaining acceptance. Follow Marvin Easter as he risks his life & safety to rescue an 18-month old child from a burning home during fire prevention week. Mr. Easter received a life-saving award for his efforts, as well as a firefighter of the month award. 1st published April 1995 by Hatchet-Man Production, a division of Financial Independence Association. Please submit $12.95 plus $2.75 S/H to Financial Independence Association, 4130 Donnelly St., Flint, MI 48504.
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