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African Americans Sue Iowa For Employment Discrimination.

February 19, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) A judge will soon decide whether to grant thousands of black employees and job applicants monetary damages for hiring practices throughout Iowa’s state government they say have disadvantaged them for decades. Experts say the case is the largest class-action lawsuit of its kind against an entire state government’s civil service system. The plaintiffs, […]

African American, Black American or Just American?

February 19, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The labels used to describe Americans of African descent mark the movement of a people from the slave house to the White House. Today, many are resisting this progression by holding on to a name from the past: “black.” For this group – some descended from U.S. slaves, some immigrants with a separate […]

Birth Control Coverage.

February 19, 2012 by  
Filed under Health, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) The crisis is clear. Chronic diseases are crushing healthcare. As people live longer, chronic diseases have skyrocketed, accounting for nearly 75 percent of the nation’s annual $2 trillion health expenditures, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. 7 out of 10 deaths among Americans each year are from chronic diseases. Heart disease, cancer and […]

Will The Community Have A Say On Its Impact?

February 19, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) In this time of government contraction, municipal services reduction and fiscal scrutiny, the nation’s largest county, Los Angeles County, is undergoing a massive revision of its general plan. The general plan represents hundreds of BILLIONS in resource allocation based on a regional and local population growth forecast that will take place over the […]

The Greatest Love of All.

February 19, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) (Akiit.com) Learning to love yourself, it is the greatest love of all. You can’t give what you don’t have. Loving yourself is key to finding and nurturing a healthy love with someone else; platonic or romantic. As I mention often, society suggests so many ways that we should live; however, it is our […]

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