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Will Politicians Listen to Pastors?

July 15, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The way you think and feel about the world is shaped by what you see when you get out of bed in the morning. I remember hearing this from civil rights activists. It simply means that perspective is hugely determined by place, context, and vantage point. This is profoundly true for me and […]

What Black America Can Learn From China…

July 15, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The latest employment figures show the Black economic condition in America worsening. I say it is time to turn to China for economic lessons. When it comes to China, the numbers are truly astounding. The Asian giant has the fastest growing economy in the world – averaging roughly 10 percent growth per year […]

Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s New Book Covers Affair…

July 12, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Disgraced former mayor Kwame Kilpatrick claims in an upcoming book that an unspoken alliance of political adversaries, Detroit business leaders and an aggressive media capitalized on a sex and perjury scandal to send him from leading one of America’s largest cities to a prison cell. The former politician bills Surrendered! The Rise, Fall […]

Open Letter To Tom Joyner…

July 12, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I have known Tom Joyner (nationally syndicated radio host) for many years. We are not hanging out buddies, but we have always enjoyed talking and joking with each other. He is an “old school” soul who has done a lot of good in his life. But, in recent years, his very public fight […]

The Casey Verdict — Welcome to Your World…

July 12, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Some of the loudest voices complaining about the Casey Anthony verdict belong to Americans who have never served a single day of Jury Duty. I know from whence I speak. I gave every excuse I could think of to not be a potential juror in the system of the Superior Court of California, […]

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