Brevard County Firefighter Pictured In Blackface Back At Work On Light Duty

INDIALANTIC, Fla. – The Brevard County firefighter seen in blackface in a social media post is back on the job. 

FOX 35 confirmed the firefighter has since been put on light duty at Station 63. The president of the local NAACP chapter says that’s enough for now. 

“A picture is worth a thousand words, whether the person in that photograph changes or not,” said Central Brevard branch of NAACP President Clarence Whipple. 

Whipple is talking about this picture that was posted on social media of Brevard County firefighter Jake Johnson, accused of posing in blackface for Halloween. 

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