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Rob Redding “Conscious of the Political World”

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Rob Redding “Conscious of the Political World” Written by Tocarra Eldridge and Aaron Robinson - Editor
Radio broadcasting has been a tool for many decades to reach an immense amount of people. It can be effective due to the messages delivered by the radio personality or guests who express his or her views and opinions. Expressing opinions is what radio talk show host, political commentator and bestselling author Robert “Rob” Redding does well with confidence and ease, as his mission is to get one’s state of mind out of the matrix. In Rob’s early years in radio, he was a hip-hop radio personality while attending McNeese State University during the middle 1990’s. He ventured into talk radio and worked as a journalist for several newspaper publications. His experience includes working at CBS Radio WAOK-AM, and later becoming once the only Black director for KMLB-AM. Today, listeners are able to hear him on his radio show, Redding News Review (www.reddingnewsreview.com), which is heard in …

Danny Glover "Advocate of Health and Wellness"

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Danny Glover "Advocate of Health and Wellness"Interviewed by Aaron Robinson (Editor) & CM Staff All across the world fans may recognize Danny Glover for his long acting career in films such as Places in the Heart, Silverado, The Color Purple, the Cookout and his most notable acting role as the Los Angeles police detective Roger Muztagh in Lethal Weapon. Emmy Award winner, Danny Lebern Glover, established a reputation as an outspoken humanitarian, having a long history as an activist. Still committed to his progressive causes since his early college days while working as a San Francisco city government bureaucrat, Danny has ventured in to other endeavors such as supporting Tahitian Noni Juice (an herbal health drink). With the help of Mr. Sennix T. Sams (Danny Glover's Colleague and Independent Product Consultant) and Virgol Hawkins (AON CCAD), Consciousness Magazine had the opportunity to have a sit-down interview with the talented and respected actor, Danny Glover a…

Demond Wilson: Sanford & Son Legend

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Up Close with Demond Wilson: Sanford & Son LegendInterviewed and written by Tocarra Eldridge

As an actor, Demond Wilson got his start in Broadway and appearing in shows such as Mission:Impossible and All in the Family. Wilson became a household name when starring in the hit 70’s sitcom Sanford and Son, playing the junk dealer and son of Redd Foxx (Fred G Sanford). The talented cast of the popular show made an impact on viewer’s lives from all around the world. After several decades, Sanford and Son is one of the funniest and most loved shows of all times, influencing many sitcoms after its era. Through the racial tension that the cast of Sanford and Son encountered lead to the show ending in 1977, Demond Wilson continues to act and make guest appearances on various television shows. Over the course of his life, he also became an ordained minister and author. I had a privilege to speak to one of the most favorite and likeable actors, Demond Wilson. It seemed as if I knew him for yea…

Dr. Drew: Hillsides Co-Chair

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Dr. Drew: Hillsides Co-Chair
Interviewed and written by Aaron Robinson - Editor


For over a decade, Dr. Drew Pinsky and his wife Susan Pinsky has been active as Co-Chair for Hillsides, a Los Angeles based children’s charity dedicated to improving the overall well-being and functioning of vulnerable children, youth and their families. Hillsides kicked off its Fifth Annual Foster Soles Charity Event with Elton John, Carson Daly and No Doubt. The charity provided high quality care, advocacy, and innovative services that promote safe permanent environments where young people can thrive. I was able to speak to Dr. Drew in regards to his involvement with the Hillsides charity. He elaborated on his interests in the charity, young people and much more. “I was taken by Hillsides…their goals…of what they seem to be. Then I went and visited the facility and found it to be really the model precisely of how all facilities should be designed. A comprehensive education therapeutic living environment t…

Meital Dohan (Interview)

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Meital Dohan(Interview)
Interviewed and written by Tocarra Eldridge

“It’s pretty cool, you know” are the words of the triple threat entertainer Meital Dohan who speaks about her new song “On Ya” that was listed as number 5 on the UK chart. I am grateful that I was granted the opportunity to speak to her, as she took some time out of her extremely busy schedule while touring throughout the US and Europe, giving Consciousness Magazine the insight on her new song featuring Sean Kingston. “I work with a wonderful guy and he works with Sean too, and introduced the two of us and the collaboration happened,” says the gifted artist as she chats about her collaboration with rapper, singer and songwriter Sean Kingston. Meital Dohan’s music is very upbeat, fun, loving and truthful. During 2011 the future pop star caught the attention of mega producers such as Che Pope, Dr. Dre and Kanye West. Her first single was called “Yummy,” off the debut album I’m In Hate With Love which was featured on many…

Dr. Ava Cadell “Love and Sex Therapist"

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Dr. Ava Cadell “Love and Sex Therapist"
Interviewed and written by Aaron Robinson - Editor “I practice what I preach, I decided to make this [educator/therapist] my mission and help others overcome lots of shame and educate them to different forms of love and relationships from spiritual and mental, to physical emotional forms of bonding,” says Dr. Ava during a recent interview with Consciousness Magazine, explaining why she took an interest in wanting to become a sexologist after going through difficult relationships in her life, as well as, wanting to learn how to find love and keep it. As of today, she has been married for over 20 years.

Dr. Ava is the founder of the Loveology University and one of Hollywood’s favorite love and sex therapist who cover topics such as love, relationships, sex and intimacy. Having a positive message, she has influenced and engaged thousands of people in numerous countries, advising and offering ideas on how to help keep a relationship healthy and t…

Chaz Shepherd “Utilizing Gifts, Making a Difference in People's Lives

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Chaz Shepherd “Utilizing Gifts, Making a Difference in People's Lives
Interviewed and written by Aaron Robinson - Editor For many years, Chaz Shepherd has become a part of the community improvements in which all of his entertainment gifts are eventually leading to. He is a man of faith who continues to embark upon his entertainment journey with purpose and reason. Living life, raising and molding a daughter and helping others has been some clear initiatives indicating he has been called upon as of lately, while serving a powerful God. Chaz shared his latest happenings with Consciousness Magazine. It was an honor to have spoken with him about his beliefs, artistry and much more. During 2010, Chaz, the talented and clever singer and businessman released his freshman R&B album on his own label Chaz Records named Love & Truth where he released a couple of unforgettable singles “By My Side” and “Chemical Reaction.” The Philadelphia native gives credit to his spiritual journey in…

Tanna Frederick: Hollywood Actress Improves the Community

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Tanna Frederick: Hollywood Actress Improves the Community When some people think of Tanna Frederick, what may come to mind is that she’s a successful actress that we love to enjoy watching and performing in stage plays, television and film. Nonetheless, she is an accredited writer and producer, an amazing surfer, intelligent businesswoman and celebrated environmentalist. For several years, Frederick has been involved with Here to Serve, a 501 (c) charity that is in cooperation with the community which provides assistance to caregivers and families who are going through threatening health crisis. The organization is founded by Kathleen Quintas, an incredible woman who is a caregiver to her son and husband who are both cancer survivors. Frederick has come to build a tremendous relationship over the years with Quintas after meeting her at a panel. During a recent interview with Tanna Frederick, I had the privilege to speak to her about her involvement with Here to Serve and many other in…