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The Hip-Hop blame game is getting old…

June 24, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) “Blame it on hip-hop” has become the common refrain of many older African Americans, especially those in the Civil Rights generation. Apparently, hip-hop is singularly responsible for all that is wrong with the Black community. Misogyny just didn’t exist before hip-hop. Neither did materialism. All fathers took care of their children before hip-hop. […]

Keeping Your Cool in Hot Weather…

June 15, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The human body consists of nearly 70% water; brain tissue is said to consist of about 85 per cent water. This is why drinking 6–8 glasses of water a day helps our body function efficiently. It is estimated that if we lost just one-tenth of the water within our body, we would not […]

The Terrible Price of Being Tagged a Reverse Racist…

June 9, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich backpedaled from his reverse racist slur of Supreme Court designate Sonia Sotomayor as a racist. A defiant Rush Limbaugh didn’t. There’s a reason. For more than four decades the reverse racist tag has been the most potent weapon in the arsenal of ultra-conservatives and closet bigots to torpedo […]

The Blame Game…

June 9, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Being a Negro in America means trying to smile when you want to cry. It means trying to hold on to physical life amid psychological death. It means having your legs cut off, and then being condemned for being a cripple. It means seeing your mother and father spiritually murdered by the slings […]

Obama’s Outreach to the Muslim World Will Fail If He Fails to Control Israel…

June 9, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Last week during a long-awaited speech in Egypt televised to most of the Arab world, President Obama called for “a new beginning” in the relationship between the United States and Muslims. He declared that the “cycle of distrust and discord must end.” The president’s speech sounded good. It was sorely needed after eight […]

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