Saturday, March 25, 2017


Can Ebony survive? 5 questions for black media in the digital age…

September 30, 2009 by  
Filed under News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) The black journalism students here at Syracuse often come to me to find out how the industry works. They sometimes instinctively wonder if their professors’ stories about being in a CBS newsroom in 1982 are going to help them survive in a world run by Twitter, Myspace and Facebook. The answer is a […]

Obama: president or product?

September 30, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) President Obama will be traveling to Denmark to lobby on behalf of Chicago, his hometown, for the 2016 Summer Olympics. He will be the first American president in modern times to pitch for a city at the International Olympic Committee meeting. By the mere fact that he is making an appearance in Copenhagen, […]

The Lie of A Post Racial America…

September 30, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) President Barack Obama did not speak it first nor proclaim it to be in place. There has been talk of a “Post-Racial” society, but simply put, it is not yet here. And it can not be here when racist groups are sprouting all over the nation to oppose President Obama’s very existence as […]

Is Obama “Playing the Game?”

September 29, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) In recent weeks, the Obama administration has come under considerable fire, as it has attempted to advance its agenda regarding national health care reform. Much of the opposition directed towards the President’s plan has expressed itself in a manner which many believe to pertain less to the proposal and more to the Head […]

Kanye, Serena and Dumb Shit…

September 24, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Now I’m gonna say, right out the box, this might not be a column you want your children to read—or maybe you will. I know my publishers usually don’t like profanity laced commentary, and Lord knows black people have had a reason to cuss lately, but I’ve always been one to push my […]

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