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This edition: Fire Fight

Episode Details

Original tape date: April 24, 2013.

First aired: April 24, 2013.

On this edition of Independent Sources, we talk about whether New York City's Fire Department's efforts to diversify its ranks is succeeding and some of the tensions that has stirred. We highlight the issue of spousal abuse in the Chinese community and how many women are being made victims twice over because of the lack of translators available to the NYPD. Then we profile a Polish entrepreneur who is making his money in bread and international boxing promoting, among other ventures.

Guest List

Hsin Yi Chen Counselor Advocate & Outreach Coordinator , New York Asian Women’s Center

John Coombs President, Vulcan Society, Black Firefighter Organization

Agata Klecha Boxer, Global Boxing Promotions

Mariusz Kolodziej Owner/President/CEO, Global Boxing Promotions

Zyphus Lebrun Host; Producer, Study With the Best; Independent Sources

Patrick Majewski Boxer, Global Boxing Promotions

Garry Pierre-Pierre Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

Sarah Pizon Independent Sources

Rodger Taylor Reporter, City Limits Magazine

Vianora Vinca Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

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