Black Chicago Firefighters Make A Headquarters Out Of Old Irish Clubhouse

This summer, the shamrocks came off the walls at 8404 S. Kedzie Ave., a building with firehouse-red doors in Chicago’s Ashburn neighborhood. For decades, the building was the headquarters of the Gaelic Fire Brigade, a group of pro-union firefighters with a strong Irish influence and — as with the department in general — largely white. 

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