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Jena, O. J. and the Jailing of Black America

September 30, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) THE miscarriage of justice at Jena, La. — where five black high school students arrested for beating a white student were charged with attempted murder — and the resulting protest march tempts us to the view, expressed by several of the marchers, that not much has changed in traditional American racial relations. However, […]

THE BRIDGE: Understanding Power

September 26, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” —Frederick Douglass, 1857 *It is no secret to anyone with a brain that men and women in America are nearly at war. At best, there is a major void of misunderstanding. At worst, there is a huge struggle over power. […]

Why young black men could use a little kick in the pants

September 26, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Be Our Guest Dear brothers (do you mind if I call you brothers?), Have you heard about the movement to ticket and fine people – meaning, people like you – for wearing sagging, underwear-revealing pants? It started in a small Louisiana town, where you can now get up to six months in jail […]

Black Men and Dogs: Don’t Believe Vick

September 26, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) He was a Dandy Dinmont, we were told. Long with a short tight gray coat. A bushy white Fu Manchu on his snout and a white Afro on his head. He went by the name Harry and was a favorite to win the Westminster dog show back in February. He was co-owned by […]

Press Release: ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! CAMPAIGN TO RALLY OUTSIDE HOME OF BET EXECUTIVE

September 13, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Washington DC — Determined to stop the entertainment industry from portraying negative images of black men and women, the “Enough is Enough!” Campaign will hold its first rally and demonstration at the Washington DC residence of Debra L. Lee, Chairman and CEO, Black Entertainment Television Networks. The demonstration will take place this Saturday, […]

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