Sunday, July 12, 2020


Cosby’s Triumph Can’t Mask the Dilemma of Two Black Americas

November 19, 2007 by  
Filed under Health, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Comedian Bill Cosby turned black morals pied piper has got to be beaming. His relentless pitch to blacks to get their act together, and stop blaming the white man for their failings almost certainly has done much to spur the radical reversal in black attitudes on race. A new Pew Research Center survey […]

Use of the b-word: An insult or a friendly salutation?

November 19, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Call a woman the b-word, and most likely she’s offended. Or does it depend who’s using that little word that rhymes with witch? Today show anchor Meredith Vieira recently greeted her former co-hosts on “The View” with, “So how are you crazy bitches?” Comedian Mo’Nique told the “bitches” she loves them when she […]

More black men must go to college

November 19, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The problem of black male enrollment in college starts with the lack of black males in high school and junior high. Every year, I visit more than a dozen black college campuses giving graduation speeches and helping them raise money. It makes me feel good to see all those students’ smiling faces, but […]

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