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‘Serial’ education plan needed for blacks

June 5, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Virginia, Alabama, Maryland, North Carolina and other states are making serial apologies these days, expressing remorse for past participation in the trans-Atlantic slave trade. As I have said before, while these actions are a good first step, they do not go far enough. The doctrine of White supremacy did not end with slavery. […]

Being ‘mama’s boy’ nothing to brag about

June 5, 2007 by  
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Tweet Sons should be respectful, but able to make sound decisions Being a “mama’s boy” is not a good thing. We don’t really want our sons growing up to be mama’s boys. But after sitting through a loud hip-hop performance by a 15-year-old at Rainbow/PUSH’s women’s luncheon Monday, and then hearing from the relatives of […]

Prioritization or Procrastination – Where Does Your Health Stand?

June 5, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Are you truly living the life you want to live? Are you as healthy and vibrant as you would like to be? Do you wake up every morning refreshed, energized and ready for whatever may come your way? Too many of us today are not able to answer yes to even one of […]

Why I Am Campaigning Against BET

June 5, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I am a rising junior at Spelman College. I am writing to encourage and solicit participation in what is becoming a national campaign to combat the negative, one-dimensional, stereotypical and misogynistic manner in which Black Entertainment Television portrays black men and women. Let me first explain how and why this campaign was started. […]

Breast-cancer progress leaves blacks behind

June 4, 2007 by  
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Tweet Racial gap widens as survival rate improves only for white women (Akiit.com) Black women with advanced breast cancer are faring no better now than they were two decades ago despite improved survival by white women — and the gap appears to be widening, U.S. researchers said on Sunday. Dr. Sharon Giordano of the University […]

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