Militant Black Mindset: Endgame Is When?
(Akiit.com) As Donald Trump prepares to become the 45th president of the United States, despite the fact that one of his first selections for national office, head of HUD, is a black man, Ben Carson, the ongoing charges of racism and anti-black rhetoric continue to dominate the national media. Now a painting by a black student, displayed in the Capitol building, portraying police as pigs, has attained... [Read more of this review]
Donald Trump vs. John Lewis: The Civil Rights Crisis in Atlanta.
(Akiit.com) There is a civil rights crisis in Atlanta. While I’m not specifically referring to the battle of words between Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) and President-elect Donald Trump, it makes this the proper time.
Atlanta is full of modern-day plantations. The policies of leaders like Lewis have led to the entrapment of millions of minorities who are stuck in poverty, bad schools and crime-ridden... [Read more of this review]
How to Prevent Goal Fatigue.
(Akiit.com) Have you ever run out of energy after you start reaching for a goal? When you started out, you were motivated. But distractions popped up. Your consistency dropped off. You had other goals, too, and they took more time and energy than you initially expected. And before you knew it, you felt too scattered to even know what next step to take. So you didn’t take any step.
I’ve... [Read more of this review]
Prominent African American Advocate Calls Brain Health the greatest 21st Century Civil Rights Issue.
(Akiit.com) At a time when our country is poised to celebrate the remarkable life and legacy of the late Martin Luther King Jr., today author and advocate Dan Gasby is joining forces with the American Brain Foundation (ABF) to raise awareness of the tremendous racial disparities that exist between African Americans and non-Hispanic whites when it comes to the diagnosis, treatment and lack of adequate... [Read more of this review]
Founder of Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute to Launch Leadership Book Project.
(Akiit.com) Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute (“PPGJ“) is raising funds for our first youth education project. We seek to motivate and inspire 1,000 young people to become superheroes for justice who make a difference in the world.
At Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute (PPGJ), we aim to motivate and inspire young people to better themselves and to make... [Read more of this review]
Different Types of Secured Loans and How They Work.
(Akiit.com) If you’re looking for a loan, you have two basic options – secured and unsecured. The difference between the two is that a secured loan has some type of asset attached to it as collateral, while an unsecured loan does not.
Secured loans benefit both the borrower and the lender. By using a possession as collateral, the borrower is more likely to obtain a loan, particularly if they have... [Read more of this review]
Tax Reform, Tax Reform, Not Tariffs.
(Akiit.com) If America’s competitors intentionally tried designing a tax system to destroy the American economy, they probably couldn’t come up with a better plan than the way the United States currently taxes its own businesses.
To fully appreciate the stupidity of the American corporate tax, consider this simple example: If you are an American company making cars in Michigan, you have to... [Read more of this review]
Conservatism in America, 2017 and beyond.
(Akiit.com) In some ten days, we will have the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump. There can be no doubt that the election of Mr. Trump enabled a philosophical stay of execution for America. In these past eight years, we have been heading down the failed road of progressive socialism, which the political, media, academic, and entertainment elites all favor – to the demise of the greater Nation.... [Read more of this review]
Christian values in America.
(Akiit.com) Actress Meryl Streep’s political diatribe at the Golden Globes awards isn’t the only surprise attention-getting provocation from the event. Nominee film “Hidden Figures,” a box-office hit about the true story of three black women mathematicians who played important roles at NASA in the early days of the space program, is also generating unexpected controversy.
The controversy surrounds... [Read more of this review]
Fake News, Fake News – People Love Fake News.
(Akiit.com) I have been thinking about the controversy surrounding so-called fake news, much of which has been discussed in connection with the November 2016 elections. It is important to understand that “fake news” is a form of propaganda called “black propaganda.” Black propaganda refers to information that is manufactured to appear as if it is coming from one source when it is, in reality,... [Read more of this review]
SEIU’s Henry: Sessions’ confirmation would be tantamount to congressional negligence toward working families, communities of color.
(Akiit.com) SEIU International President Mary Kay Henry issued the following statement following the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on Sen. Jeff Sessions’ nomination to be U.S. Attorney General:
“For decades, America’s working families and communities of color have struggled to build a better life in an economic and political system that favors greedy corporations and self-interested... [Read more of this review]
2017 and Beyond.
(Akiit.com) In Critique of Pure Reason, Immanuel Kant wrote: “…knowledge therefore of every understanding, or at least of the human understanding, must be by means of concepts, not intuitive, but discursive.”
With the start of anything new, there is always an opportunity to improve and avoid the mistakes of the past, and I suspect, that is what many will do going into 2017. This new... [Read more of this review]
Alexandria Washington crowned Miss Black Florida US Ambassador 2017.
(Akiit.com) The Miss Black US Ambassador Scholarship Organization is pleased to announce the crowning of one of our newest state ambassadors. Alexandria Washington was recently named Miss Black Florida US Ambassador.
The Miss Black US Ambassador and Miss Black Teen US Ambassador Scholarship Pageant LLC in partnership with the GE Institute Foundation Inc. exists to give a once in a lifetime opportunity... [Read more of this review]
NAACP Calls for Senate to Block Nomination of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General?.
(Akiit.com) NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks issued the following statement opposing the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions as potential Attorney General:
“America yet stands at the beginning of presidential administration but also in the middle of a Twitter age civil rights movement based on old divisions. Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions is among the worst possible nominees... [Read more of this review]
Reaction to Senator Session’s Ties to Hate Group.
(Akiit.com) Alliance for Justice President Nan Aron and Muslim Advocates Executive Director Farhana Khera, who is also a member of AFJ’s Board of Directors, raised serious concerns about Sen. Jeff Sessions, whose most recent supplement to his Senate Judiciary Questionnaire (SJQ) confirms that he delivered speeches to a hate group in recent years. The SJQ is a required part of the process to advance... [Read more of this review]
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