Two of the highest ranking females in the Fairfax County Fire Department are behind a federal sexual harassment complaint filed by the ACLU against the County and Fire department.
A group of female Fairfax Co. firefighters says the time has come to move forward, after almost two years of scrutiny regarding claims of sexual harassment on the job.
The Howard County Council passed a bill that changes references to “firemen” to “firefighters” in the county’s code. The vote followed a name change by the local volunteer fire agency. The move has been welcomed by female firefighters.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.