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Who and What is The New Black Panther Party?

October 29, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It is safe to state that America has become an empire that is crumbling day by day and is becoming inundated with widespread hate and fear and maladjustment to suffering and injustices. Right and left-wing cable chatter has galvanized a multitude of individuals to act in a way that is contrary to the […]

Still No Shepherds Cry…

October 29, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Prophetic voices point us to the future by causing us to remember and consider the cornerstone truths of our past — lessons learned though struggle and adversity, conquest and success, tragedy and pain, victory and gain — all providing guidance to the Promised Land and the fulfillment of our purpose. The Voice of […]

Menthol Madness: Why Ban Blacks’ Preferred Cigarette?

October 29, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Banning menthol cigarettes, which 80 percent of African-American smokers prefer, won’t make folks quit… As with virtually every other African-American smoker I know, the only acceptable brands of cigarettes for me came in green-and-white packs. If you didn’t puff Salems — my cancer sticks of choice — you probably consumed Newports or Kools. […]

Single-Minded: Sorry Apologies…

October 29, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It’s time to stop being sorry all the time and start rejecting meaningless apologies… If you have to ask for an apology, you probably don’t deserve one. Whether it’s Justice Clarence Thomas’ wife, Ginni, asking sexual-harassment whistle blower Anita Hill to apologize for what she did to her husband, or Rand Paul volunteer […]

Juan Williams’ Taboo-Breaking Mishap…

October 29, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) NPR axed the news analyst because he broke one of our tribal strictures: Thou shalt not stereotype minorities… It’s as if Juan Williams were a man in a small rain forest tribe and he called out a taboo name for a spirit. Or a lion. Or said the name of someone deceased. In […]

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