Macy’s Annual Black History Month Celebration and Panel Discussion Written by Aaron Robinson Macy’s Annual Black History Month Celebration and panel discussion was a night to remember while taking place in the Downtown Chicago Macy’s on State Street in the Narcissus Room . At this casual and exciting occasion where hors d’oeuvre and refreshments were elegantly served, love and inspiration filled the room as Jay Ellis (actor) , BJ The Chicago Kid (singer/songwriter) and Jocelyn Delk Adams (blogger/author) stopped by for a powerful and inspiring conversation with Chicago’s own Robin Robinson concerning how a strong connection to heritage and creative self-expression has shaped their careers. Young poets kicked off the event, as it was opened by a video showing of singer-songwriter and poet Saul Williams. “Trust what you know,” express the Three-time Grammy nominee and Southside native of Chicago, BJ The Chicago Kid, who has been featured on tracks by Dr. Dre, Kany
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Marlowe Whitlow - Author and Fitness Trainer loses 270 Pound [Interview] Interviewed and written by Aaron Robinson (Editor) and Tocarra Eldridge It wasn’t only network level marketing that changed the life of author, certified fitness trainer, and motivational speaker Marlowe Whitlow, but more so his determination, persistence, perseverance and drive to live a healthy life. Weighing nearly 500 lbs, the strong-minded Whitlow came to realize that living for his family and loved ones was a priority after years and years of trying to lose weight to get fit. Whitlow is proof that an individual can overcome obstacles to follow their dreams and goals to not only to be an inspiration to himself but furthermore to his peers. Consciousness Magazine had the opportunity to interview Marlowe Whitlow regarding his weight loss journey, his new book Half The Man I Was, and how he beat the odds of being a statistic of the streets and the drug game to becoming ultimately successful.
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Christopher Mann stars in Underground Kings [Interview] Interviewed and written by Aaron Robinson – Editor Recently, I (Consciousness Magazine) was able to catch up with veteran actor and producer Christopher Mann to discuss the urban crime drama Underground Kings, where he stars as Walter ‘Smooth’ Davis, alongside John Canada Terrell, Tiffany E. Green, and Brian Anthony Wilson. Christopher Mann has played in films such as The Wire, Michael Clayton, and Duplicity, just to name several. Here is what the talented actor had to share in reference to his role in Underground Kings is now available On Demand and DVD. Aaron Robinson: You play the role of Walter “Smooth” Davis in the crime drama The Underground Kings. How has this experience been for you? Christopher Mann: It has actually been fun. Playing a character who lives life on the edge, taking risks and gambling his freedom to survive is exciting. You get to do things you wouldn't do in your normal