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The NFL, The Culture of Bullying, and Being in The Know
4 years ago

The NFL, The Culture of Bullying, and Being in The Know

Encompassing a brilliant combination of talent, dedication, will power, and inspiration, Richard Incognito and Jonathan Martin both traveled long, arduous roads before earning coveted roster spots with the Miami …
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The Beautifully Made Empowerment Film by Krochet Kids Intl.
4 years ago

The Beautifully Made Empowerment Film by Krochet Kids Intl.

“Empowerment requires much more than a single transaction or temporary assistance. This is the truth we [Krochet Kids] have found in our work.” -Krochet Kids Intl. The Empowerment …
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Listen Up Adults: A Call to Action Film from Children in Nicaragua
4 years ago

Listen Up Adults: A Call to Action Film from Children in Nicaragua

Earlier in the year, Conscious Magazine had the opportunity to get a deeper look into the efforts behind Gwapa (Beautiful), a documentary by Thirsty Girl Films that followed the …
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How One Family is Raising Awareness of Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
4 years ago

How One Family is Raising Awareness of Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)

“12,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) every year and the risk increases with age.” (WebMD).

Michael Poalillo, at just fifty nine years old was …
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A Look at Breast Cancer Awareness Month by Dr. Elizabeth Chabner Thompson
4 years ago

A Look at Breast Cancer Awareness Month by Dr. Elizabeth Chabner Thompson

Breast Cancer Awareness Month rolls around in October, but for me, every month is about breast cancer awareness.  My entire career as a Radiation Oncologist has been built around …
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STOKED | Empowering Youth From New York to LA
4 years ago

STOKED | Empowering Youth From New York to LA

Meet Steve Larosiliere. He’s the Founder of STOKED Mentoring, Inc., an empowerment program spanning seven communities across New York and Los Angeles that teaches under-served high school …
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Worldwide Revolution: Day of the Girl
4 years ago

Worldwide Revolution: Day of the Girl

October 11 is not just a day; it’s a movement. A worldwide revolution.

Today, we celebrate Day of the Girl. The Day of the Girl is bigger than one issue, one organization, …
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Going Beyond Fair Trade
4 years ago

Going Beyond Fair Trade

Can our ethically-sourced coffee be better?

Since its inception, Fair Trade goods have worked to help “farmers in developing countries build sustainable businesses that positively influence their …
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Make it Visible: Exposing the Invisible Wounds of Warfare
4 years ago

Make it Visible: Exposing the Invisible Wounds of Warfare

If you search “soldier returns home” on YouTube, you’ll find page after page of videos featuring American service members arriving back from overseas duties. These videos are packed full …
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Farm Aid Promotes Local Farming Through Music
4 years ago

Farm Aid Promotes Local Farming Through Music

Living in New York City, the most rural experience that most of us have is hitting up a farmer’s market in Union Square or Brooklyn. It’s our chance to …
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David Beckham: Still Changing The Game of Soccer
4 years ago

David Beckham: Still Changing The Game of Soccer

With the beginning of the soccer season this year, many media outlets focus on the latest transfer news, injury updates, and the FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifying …
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Saving Football and Haitians with Sudden Change Challenge
4 years ago

Saving Football and Haitians with Sudden Change Challenge

By  •  Sports, Culture

This past weekend marked the beginning of another season with the National Football League. Bringing in over $9 Billion annually and growing, no one can deny the power the …
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Justin Verlander Donates $1 Million to Veterans
4 years ago

Justin Verlander Donates $1 Million to Veterans

You would be hard pressed to find a sports fan who does not know the name, Justin Verlander. As the only pitcher to win the Rookie of the Year …
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Set People Free of Racial Boundaries
4 years ago

Martin Luther King, Jr. Set People Free of Racial Boundaries

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. -Martin Luther King, Jr. …
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What 1 Million Hours of Volunteer Work Looks Like
4 years ago

What 1 Million Hours of Volunteer Work Looks Like

Pamela Hawley, CEO and Founder of Universal Giving has a vision ingrained deep within her and ambition behind it driving her to help people on …
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How Lola’s Foundation is Making a Huge Difference
4 years ago

How Lola’s Foundation is Making a Huge Difference

A large cardboard box sits empty on a living room floor. It’s nothing special—just a plain, brown box with the words “this side up” printed on one …
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SummerStage Brings Culture to New Yorkers
4 years ago

SummerStage Brings Culture to New Yorkers

If you are looking for an escape from the hot and crowded city streets without actually having to leave Manhattan, search no further. The SummerStage festival gives you the …
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HEROSHOES.. A Glimpse Of Hope Walking Through The Streets
4 years ago

HEROSHOES.. A Glimpse Of Hope Walking Through The Streets

What do you notice when you walk down the street – is it the architecture of the buildings that surround you? …
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A Rare Light for Male Victims of the Sex-Trade
4 years ago

A Rare Light for Male Victims of the Sex-Trade

You know the moment right before something bad takes place, where your knee-jerk reaction is to look away, fast? I do …
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Imba Means Sing. A Film on Africa, Education, and Music
4 years ago

Imba Means Sing. A Film on Africa, Education, and Music

Too often, stories from Africa are ones of poverty, war, and corruption.

Erin Levin decided she wanted to change that.

Upon graduating from college in 2007, Erin was interning …
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Malala Day & Education For All [Video]
4 years ago

Malala Day & Education For All [Video]

The world observes Malala Day on July 12 to highlight the struggle of a little girl of Swat for education. Malala was targeted by the Taliban after years of …
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The Me Me Me Generation. A Response to TIME Magazine
4 years ago

The Me Me Me Generation. A Response to TIME Magazine

In a recent TIME Magazine cover article titled “Millennials: The Me Me Me Generation”, the author, Joel, describes our generation with statistics proving that we are …
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My Life As A Refugee [App]
4 years ago

My Life As A Refugee [App]

By  •  Tech, Culture

Image by T. Irwin via UNHCR 

This month, Conscious is celebrating Freedom. But it is too often that Americans forget or overlook the …
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Marisol, Creator of BeautyFound
4 years ago

Marisol, Creator of BeautyFound

[Image taken at Serendipity Cafe in NYC]

Sometimes as we venture through this thing called life, we get caught up in the hustle and bustle of work, …
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Celebrate Freedom | [Playlist]
4 years ago

Celebrate Freedom | [Playlist]

Celebrate Independence Day with our Fireworks Playlist. Turn up the music, be in the moment, and enjoy your friends + family! Just a few songs we would listen to …
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