Wednesday, February 22, 2017


America Fails To Meet Justice Goals 40 Years After Kerner…

February 29, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Over the last 40 years, America has failed to make significant progress on poverty, inequality, racial injustice and crime, according to a report that updates the 1968 report of the Kerner Commission, the bipartisan National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders. In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Kerner Commission, convened to respond […]

“I Heard That” — What is the State of the Black Union?

February 29, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Power to the people! Let’s get it on! No more debates – last one in Austin, Texas between Democratic candidates Senator Barack Obama and Senator Hillary Clinton; at times polite, contemptuous; especially Clinton’s swipe at Obama (reference Plagiarism) stating Obama represents “Change you can xerox!” – crowd booed! Obama was cool, confident, measured […]

Building Better Communities…

February 28, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) *There we were with rubber gloves and plastic bags picking up trash in two parks in our neighborhood. It was not my idea of the perfect family outing. The two eldest boys were working to earn a badge for their karate school. The sour looks on their faces reflected my own queasiness with […]

Obama’s Farrakhan Dilemma

February 28, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Here’s what a spokesperson for Democratic Presidential contender Barack Obama said when he got wind of former Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan’s virtual endorsement of Obama’s White House bid, “Senator Obama has been clear in his objections to Minister Farrakhan’s past pronouncements and has not solicited the minister’s support.” Farrakhan made the […]

Get Healthier: Easy as 1-2-3

February 28, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Have you abandoned your New Year’s Resolution to get healthier? If you have, you are not alone. You are amongst millions of Americans who unfortunately by this time of year have not done as well. Don’t beat yourself up about it. Make the decision to just get back on the saddle, start from […]

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