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Black seniors perceive health status differently…

November 26, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) NEW YORK, NY – Older African Americans more likely to rate their health as poor compared with older white Americans, even though when the two groups “are functioning extremely well, new research suggests. In a group of healthy Medicare-eligible patients in their 70s, African Americans consistently rated their health worse than did whites, […]

Thanks For Being Black…

November 25, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Another Thanksgiving. I love the food and the fabricated reason for a gathering of loved ones. I love the time away from work and away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life even though I don’t necessarily love this nation. Although I am open to loving America, now that it has finally […]

Old Guys Rule…

November 25, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It was unfortunate all around: Unfortunate that it happened and unfortunate in the WAY it happened. But it had to happen. And what happened was, the other evening when Roy and I left the Los Angeles County Museum of Art after an evening of live jazz there, in the parking structure we found […]

The Proposition 8 Debate…

November 25, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Are “Gay Riots” Really The Way To Sway The Black Community? I’ve been watching this same sex marriage debate for some time and like most of my community, I’m deeply conflicted about it. As sexual orientation is a deeply personal matter, I chose to remain silent in the pre-election debate. I believe what […]

Welfare Mentality…

November 25, 2008 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News

Tweet (Akiit.com) There’s an old saying that goes “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.” What members of Congress failed to do in the recent Wall Street bailout – get a detailed plan of action from company CEOs, require them to scale back lavish spending habits and overall demand that […]

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