Monica L. Allen

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Powerful Story Behind the Young Protestor Hugging a Police Officer at a Ferguson Demonstration

Amidst the hate, anger, sadness, and turmoil that have swept across the US since a grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, this powerful photo of a young, black protestor tearfully hugging a white police officer has captured …

UNESCO Recognizes The Awesome Design Of 5 New Cities

Five new metropolises have been named as part of UNESCO’s City of Design program, an award meant to recognize cities’ contributions to the design world and foster cooperation between some of the great epicenters of design worldwide. Dundee, Scotland; Turin, Italy; Bilbao, Spain; Helsinki, Finland; …

Ferguson Protestors Take Part in Walkouts Across Country

Glen Cooper (@glen.cooper) via Instagram<p>Heidi Knoblauch (@heidiknoblauch) via Twitter<p>Jack Meriwether (@marryweather) via Instagram<p>Thera …

Why Google Stopped Trying To Make Renewable Energy Cheaper Than Coal

In 2007, Google, the internet search giant based in Mountain View, CA, made a media splash by investing big-time dollars in an effort to develop a renewable energy technology that could compete economically with coal.<p>The project was called RE<C and it ended only four years after it began.<p>During its …

Ferguson fallout: Protesters interrupt Holder's speech

Ferguson protesters interrupt Holder<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p><b>NEW:</b> St. Louis County police say a Rams official apologized; the Rams deny<br>• St. Louis Rams coach says players were exercising free speech rights<br>• Attorney General Eric Holder says he'll announce new guidance on racial profiling<br>• He praises protesters …

Labor Group Plans Strike of Walmart Stores on Black Friday

Employees at Walmart stores in at least six states and Washington, D.C., plan to strike on one of the busiest shopping days of the year to protest …