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Black firefighter’s home burned after he gets racist letter

Black firefighter's home torched after he gets racist letter

Black firefighter’s home torched after he gets racist letter

A Black volunteer firefighter and his family are now homeless due to a suspicious fire after a threatening racist letter was received. Kenneth Walker, 25, and his family live in the town of North Tonawanda, New York. He has been a firefighter for two years with no problems with his work. On Monday of this week, he received an anonymous letter that read:

“N-words,  are not allowed to be firefighters.  No one  wants you in this city. You have until the end of the week to resign your position or you will regret it….”

Two days later, while the Walker family — Walker’s wife Amanda and daughters Chloe, 4, and Harmoni, 6 months — were not at home, there was a fire at their home. The family lost all of their possessions. Their two cats died in the fire.

Kenneth Walker and wife Amanda Walker (Photo Source: Facebook/Kenneth Walker)

Kenneth Walker and wife Amanda Walker (Photo Source: Facebook/Kenneth Walker)

The family is devastated and Kenneth Walker told media he was at a loss as to who would do this to his family. He stated he has never had any issues with co-workers or the public in two years as a firefighter. Walker said the letter made him fear for the safety of his wife and two young children. Amanda Walker, said she believes that the fire was retaliation for her husband not resigning from the Gratwick Hose volunteer fire department,

North Tonawanda Fire Chief Joseph Sikora said he was sickened and appalled by the racist message, stating “He’s a good guy, a good worker. This is something I never thought I would have to deal with as a fire chief and it really has got me upset. I couldn’t apologize enough. We’ll help him any way we can…The fire is under investigation. That’s all I can say. We called in the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control for a couple more investigators to make sure we cover everything,”

The community has reached out to the Walker family to help them during the crisis. In addition, the FBI is reviewing the letter. Walker has stated that he will not resign from his position.


  1. Chuck on August 4, 2016 at 11:52 am

    Sounds like this guys & his wife planned the burning of their home.

    • Likeabite on August 4, 2016 at 2:26 pm

      you sound like an idiot

      • Kherin on August 5, 2016 at 7:08 am

        Chuck,what exactly is your problem? What do you have for brains, stones????

      • Nigg.Newton on August 5, 2016 at 11:31 am

        Why are BLACK WOMEN…the only FUCK WENCHES…claiming…

        Black people can have Blond Hair and BLUE EYES….why are BLACK WOMEN so stupid.

        We see BLACK WHORES — stealing white women hair weaves, now they want BLUE EYES and BLond hair. YOU CANNOT have it…DNA will not let you BLACK WHORES take WHITE Features.

        God don’t want Blond hair and Blue Eye BLACK FOLKS…Zero

        • Missy on August 5, 2016 at 6:09 pm

          You must be a miserable human being to spew such hate & display such anger. Were you Throwing a tantrum at your place of residence as you were typing because you were so angered by something you read? you act like there are some letters missing in your name. Fill in the blank’s…. relax breathe deeply and slowly … It’s just yours & everyone else’s opinion.. Keep breathing in your nose & out your mouth.. Feeling better yet? Did you take your meds today?

          • Nigg.Newton on August 5, 2016 at 8:37 pm

            Mind your business…MISSY

          • Delicious on August 6, 2016 at 11:17 am

            Nigg.Newton is obviously bothered by Black Beautiful women. She/he must feel inferior to them. Look at the people who go to extra lengths to make their skin look like blacks…WHITES. The people who steal other people’s cultures… WHITES.

          • Kev Mac on August 8, 2016 at 12:16 pm

            Nigg Newton/Sol Rothstein I believe is a frustrated [email protected] man. I’ve seen his trolling comments on other blogs. Ignore him and he eventually goes away.

    • Priscilla Fleming on August 4, 2016 at 3:10 pm

      And you know this how?

    • Missy on August 4, 2016 at 6:09 pm

      Not sound like.. U r an idiot

  2. Missy on August 4, 2016 at 6:08 pm

    I can’t wait until CNN, ABC, NBC, Essence & Ebony magazines and other media outlets start to give white men their long overdue story line that reads in part ” The dateless white man” ” why white women are no longer attracted to white men” , ” white women say they prefer to date black men because they choose family & love over $$$ & status” ” the almost extinction of the 100% white family” , the list goes on & on.. Wake up “Kenneth Walker” these white men hate seeing black men with their white women. Quite sometime ago you would have been killed by a white man for looking or whistling at a white woman. Many of them are probably extremely upset that there’s nothing they can do about it in this day and time . Remember “Dillon Ruth” who killed 9 ppl at a church in S.C. Well the media kept that story really quiet but he hated black men especially because he said black men were “raping their women” & his girlfriend allegedly left him for a black boy. Unfortunately many of them still feel this way today. Let’s hope they don’t go to his extreme They probably don’t care that you live in their neighborhood and probably have a beautiful home , the problem is likely that you are sharing all of that with one of their women They are slowly starting to show just how much “THEY” hate inter-racial dating. Just look around how race relations have gotten worse & they are always the aggressor just like they were back in the day…

  3. Whiteguy on August 7, 2016 at 11:58 am

    Mud sharking has no benefits.