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The first father…

November 30, 2008 by  
Filed under Health, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Obama could help the nation focus on strengthening black families, and fathers… Barack Obama’s agenda is groaning with big-ticket items, some that go to the top because they’re so important to the nation, some that get there because they’re important to the groups that helped him win. Some, particularly the economy, will keep […]

Where are TV’s Obama-like characters?

November 30, 2008 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News

Tweet (Akiit.com) Some prominent creative forces behind shows that featured black families see a tougher road ahead. Long before he set out for the White House, Barack Obama sought to adjust the colors on America’s TV sets. Four years ago, fresh off his star-making keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, Obama challenged the television […]

The Obama Presidency – A New Multi-Racial America…

November 28, 2008 by  
Filed under News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) There may be a tendency among some in our communities and elsewhere to see the election of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States as a magic bullet that will instantly solve all our problems. Some commentators have even suggested that an Obama presidency ushers in a new ”post-racial” era […]

Will Obama’s Victory Transform The Black Male Image?

November 28, 2008 by  
Filed under News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Riverside, CA — “They strut through the world like some dusky colossus looming larger than life itself: a nightmare, a fantasy, an American original, feared, emulated, shunned and desired. They are as complicated, as intriguing, as American history and in many respects, every bit as confusing. Nevertheless the Black man strives in the […]

5 Misconceptions About Business Grants…

November 26, 2008 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Business grants have been accessible to business owners in the United States for decades. Annually, hundreds of millions of dollars in grant money are disbursed to individuals to help them start or expand an existing business. Despite this, every year several myths and misconceptions resurface discouraging entrepreneurs from taking advantage of such opportunities. […]

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