#IfTheyGunnedMeDown Creator on Representation of Michael Brown
Many tweets have been organized around hashtags like #IfTheyGunnedMeDown, in which African-Americans post two pictures of themselves - one they feel plays into stereotypes and one that doesn't - and ask which the media would use. Jim Axelrod spoke with CJ Lawrence, a lawyer from Jackson, Miss., and creator of the hashtag.
Feminist High School Boys Ask: Are You a Feminist?
High school boys at LREI in New York City reflect on their experience taking a feminism class and the impact it made on their lives. They unanimously declare that they are feminists. Are you? Find out more at feministteacher.com
MazaCoin: The First Native American Cryptocurrency
Can Bitcoin solve poverty on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation? Payu Harris thinks so. The South Dakota entrepreneur is trying to convince his tribe, the Oglala Lakota, to make MazaCoin its official currency. Harris has passion, but centuries of exploitation and broken promises have taken a toll on Pine Ridge, and his idea might be a hard sell.
Cabbie Frederick Amoafo and the Daily News set out from Midtown Manhattan en route to New Orleans, where Amoafo was crowned International Taxi Driver of the Year by the International Association of Transportation Regulators. Amoafo hasn't had a single moving violation in his last 190,000 miles, and was featured on the cover of the News in September 2014.
Missouri Man Waits More Than A Decade To Begin Prison Sentence
Nine months ago, Mike Anderson began serving a 13-year prison sentence for a crime that took place all the way back in 1999. CBS News' Dean Reynolds speaks with Anderson from prison about the delayed punishment.
Chirlane McCray Speaks at Black History Month Celebration
FLONYC attended Rep. Joe Crowley's Black History Month celebration and shared her story. "The year I was born, 1954, was the year of the Brown versus the Board of Education decision," said First Lady Chirlane McCray. "It was a brave landmark decision.