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Obama Can’t Talk About Race Even If He Wants To…

September 23, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The bitter truth is that President Obama can’t talk about race even if he wants to. This has absolutely nothing to do with his mixed racial upbringing, or his straddle of many worlds. It has everything to do with politics. If Obama spoke out on race he’d confirm the deep suspicions of the […]

Press Release; Thank God I’m Natural: The Official Guide to Caring and Maintaining for Natural Hair…

September 23, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Contact; Piper Singleton Media Relations, (312) 651-8170 thankgodimnatural@gmail.com Like most black women, Chris-Tia Donaldson, author of recently published “Thank God I’m Natural: The Official Guide to Caring and Maintaining for Natural Hair”, grew tired of spending thousands of dollars and hours upon hours frying her nappy tresses into submission. After 25 years of […]

5 Things Young African American Women Can Do To Cope with Breast Cancer…

September 23, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Learning that you have breast cancer can be one of the most shocking and life altering moments of your entire life. The initial diagnosis can bring on feelings of not only worry, but life’s fragility. The idea of time being precious no longer seems like something that you just say in passing when […]

Mr. President, You’re So Right About Kanye West…

September 20, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) President Obama on rapper Kanye West: “He’s a jackass.” Amen to that, Mr. President. But it took you four years to realize it? Didn’t West’s outburst from 2005 give you a clue? Allow me to refresh some memories. In late August of 2005, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf coast of the United […]

Do Dueling ‘Racist’ Claims Defuse the Word?

September 20, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Everybody’s racist, it seems. Republican Rep. Joe Wilson? Racist, because he shouted “You lie!” at the first black president. Health care protesters, affirmative action supporters? Racist. And Barack Obama? He’s the “Racist in Chief,” wrote a leader of the recent conservative protest in Washington. But if everybody’s racist, is anyone? The word is […]

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