Thursday, December 12, 2019


Mental Illness…

January 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Health, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) In any given year 26 percent of American adults suffer from mental disorders. Think about it, when you walk down the street, at least one out of every four or five people you pass is suffering form some form of mental illness. As Congresswoman Giffords continues to make a most surprising recovery, in […]

LAPD’s Shooting of A Naked Black Man…

January 22, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Can’t Wait To Hear What He Had In His Hand This Time… We can always count on LAPD to find new ways to abuse black people. If there’s some kind of abusive first with lethal force and LAPD, trust me, a black person’s involved. While this one probably’s not a first for the […]

The Perils of Dictatorship Nostalgia in Haiti…

January 21, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) By returning to Haiti, Baby Doc Duvalier is betting on the fact that most Haitians are too young to remember the climate of fear that ruled their nation for 30 years. Maybe the fear is the first thing people forget as time passes. That would help explain the outbursts of dictatorship nostalgia we […]

Low income blacks biggest victims of GOP budget cuts…

January 21, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Yesterday, the Republican Study Committee (RSC), the self-described “Caucus of House Conservatives,” released its a blueprint for cutting federal spending by $2.5 trillion over the next 10 years. Among the items on the chopping block are the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation (a.k.a. NeighborWorks America) and the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), two agencies that provide […]

Abortion clinic horror in Philly highlights need for more access…

January 21, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) If you thought that racially segregated doctor’s offices were done away with in the 1960s, get ready to feel like you just stepped out of a time machine. By now, many of us have heard the grisly story of an African-American physician in West Philadelphia who is facing eight counts of murder for […]

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