WAMC New York News
12:43 pm
Wed January 5, 2005

Holyoke, Springfield Lag in Minority Hiring

Holyoke, MA – In the 1970s, the federal government ordered Massachusetts cities to hire more minority police officers and firefighters. Thirty years later, Holyoke and Springfield still haven't fully obeyed the order. A civil rights group is now considering taking the cities to court. WAMC's Eesha Williams reports.