Still Environmentalists Are Wrong.
(Akiit.com) Each year, Earth Day is accompanied by predictions of doom. Let’s take a look at past predictions to determine just how much confidence we can have in today’s environmentalists’ predictions.
In 1970, when Earth Day was conceived, the late George Wald, a Nobel laureate biology professor at Harvard University, predicted, “Civilization will end within 15 or 30 years... [Read more of this review]
Donald Trump’s First 100 Days, Yes Biggest Achievements.
(Akiit.com) President Donald Trump’s biggest achievement in his first 100 days? Easy. He stopped the left.
Measure Trump’s first 100 days not just by looking at what he has or has not accomplished. Look at what America would have experienced under the alternative: Hillary Clinton.
Under Clinton, the debate would not be on how to replace Obamacare, but how quickly can the left realize its ultimate... [Read more of this review]
Steve Stephens, The Cleveland Facebook Killer Fascinates Us.
(Akiit.com) A year before Steve Stephens posted his grotesque alleged murder of 74-year old Robert Goodwin, Sr. on Facebook, another murderer posted this quip, “Seems the more people you kill, the more you’re in the limelight.” The poster in that case was Chris Harper Mercer, accused of a multiple murder at an Oregon community college in 2015. At the time, Oregon police investigators, and many... [Read more of this review]
Solar Industry Still Trying to silence me.
(Akiit.com) As a journalist and political commentator, who covers issues important to the African American community and other marginalized communities, I have taken on powerful forces over the years. I have provided a voice for underrepresented communities and engaged both the private and public sector and I always strive to be accurate and respectful. After all, how can I demand civility and fairness... [Read more of this review]
Democracy, It’s Going Down.
(Akiit.com) “You all start with the premise that democracy is some good. I don’t think it’s worth a damn. Churchill is right. The only thing to be said for democracy is that there is nothing else that’s any better. …
“People say, ‘If the Congress were more representative of the people it would be better.’ I say Congress is too damn representative. It’s just as stupid as the people... [Read more of this review]
Donald Trump In A Nutshell.
(Akiit.com) “As to the man who asserts his complete freedom to stand foursquare to the world, who values the necessary deed more highly than an unspoilt conscience or reputation, who is ready to sacrifice a barren principle for a fruitful compromise, or the barren wisdom of a middle course for a fruitful radicalism – let him beware lest his freedom should bring him down. He will assent to what... [Read more of this review]
Sean Spicer Good side, Bad side.
(Akiit.com) Press secretary Sean Spicer publicly apologized several times for this comment about Bashar Assad, the murderous dictator of Syria: “You had someone as despicable as Hitler, who didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons.” Spicer got hammered for supposedly minimizing the horror of the Holocaust.
MSNBC’s Chris Matthews, in 2013, made the exact same comment about Syria’s Assad:... [Read more of this review]
HBCU Xavier University rated best college in Louisiana for getting a job.
(Akiit.com) ZIPPIA RATES XAVIER AS BEST COLLEGE IN LOUISIANA FOR GETTING A JOB.
Xavier University of Louisiana is the best college in Louisiana for getting a job. That’s the finding the of Zippia – a new website dedicated to helping recent grads with their career choices – which ranked Xavier number one in Louisiana based on a study of job placement rates at year 10 after students graduated.
The... [Read more of this review]
3 Empowering Ways to Measure Your Success.
(Akiit.com) We all want success. How you define the word “success” determines just how satisfied you are with how your life is unfolding. If success is a moving target, with the finish line always just beyond your reach, it will impact everything from motivation to perseverance. If it is measured simply by a specific financial goal or job title or the square footage of your house, you’ll find... [Read more of this review]
HBCU: Xavier University study of a ‘Super Cocktail’ demonstrates significant killing effects of cancer cells without affecting normal cells.
(Akiit.com) HBCU Xavier University of Louisiana, which sends more African-American students to medical school than any other college in the country, announces groudbreaking cancer research.
The latest findings in a study conducted in the Ireland Lab at Xavier University of Louisiana demonstrate that a newly developed ‘super cocktail’ of six phytochemicals can kill BRCA1 mutated breast cancer cells... [Read more of this review]
The Day I Interviewed United Farmworkers of America’s founder & President Cesar Chavez.
(Akiit.com) The staff at the Los Angeles Free Press was excited in October 1972 when they got word that United Farmworkers of America’s founder and President Cesar Chavez would be stopping by our offices. I was a bit on edge because I was assigned to interview him. My edginess stemmed in part from fear, and in part awe of him.
Cesar Chavez had focused public attention on the exploitation and desperate... [Read more of this review]
Stand Up, Donald Trump Is Our President.
(Akiit.com) After less then 75 days in office, the mainstream media is already writing obituaries for the Trump administration. I don’t know whether to laugh or cry from the absurdity of it all.
Even Juan Williams of Fox News writes, “But it is no liberal fantasy to say the odds of a Donald Trump resignation or impeachment before 2020 are looking better by the day.”
Words are cheap, and I wonder... [Read more of this review]
Racial Profiling Ok In Some Cases?
(Akiit.com) Profiling is needlessly a misunderstood concept. What’s called profiling is part of the optimal stock of human behavior and something we all do. Let’s begin by describing behavior that might come under the heading of profiling.
Prior to making decisions, people seek to gain information. To obtain information is costly, requiring the expenditure of time and/or money. Therefore, people... [Read more of this review]
Hate Groups Must Be Called Out.
(Akiit.com) Over the next several days, across the United States, people will pause in solemn remembrance of the 49th anniversary of the tragic assassination of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in Memphis, Tenn., on April 4, 1968. Back then, I was a young, college student and staff member of Dr. King’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in North Carolina on that tragic day in 1968.
There... [Read more of this review]
PPGJ Receives National Recognition as American Small Business Champion by SCORE.
(Akiit.com) Local business Planting People, Growing Justice (“PPGJ”) has been chosen as a winner of The 2017 American Small Business Championship hosted by SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, and generously supported by Sam’s Club, a leading U.S. membership club serving small businesses since 1983. The Championship awarded this title to 102 entrepreneurs... [Read more of this review]
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