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.
A young, retired Gaithersburg Marine suffering from renal failure is looking for a second chance on his wedding anniversary, so he turned to a Pittsburgh organization that helped make his dreams come true.
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.
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
#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.
Paul Solman speaks with an airport contractor and McDonald's employee whose near-minimum wage salaries keep them on public assistance. A higher wage, as high as the possible $15 in Seattle, would go a long way toward making them more independent, they say.