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Yes Stop the Violence Against Women.

May 14, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The Fort Worth Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated held its annual Sisterhood Luncheon last Saturday, and I was privileged and honored to be the keynote speaker. A cloud hovered over the luncheon, though, and the media was there to talk about it. Four Delta women have been raped in the […]

Every GOP in Congress Fails Blacks.

May 14, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The new NAACP Report Card for the first session of the 112th Congress is out and it shows that every graded Republican member of the House and Senate received an F on issues considered important to the nation’s oldest civil rights group. In the Senate, all 46 GOP senators received Fs from NAACP. […]

Politicians playing with fire.

May 14, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It is difficult to watch the spectacle of the Republican primaries and not agree with whoever it was that originated the description of those candidacies as nothing more or less than a ‘circle of clowns.’ At each moment one or the other candidate seems to go deeper into the swamp, whether through denigrating […]

Our Black Women and Organizations.

May 14, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) During Black History Month, the focus is often on individuals. The founder of the month (once Negro History Week) was Dr. Carter G. Woodson, and he chose the week that encompassed both the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglas. When other luminaries are mentioned, they are mostly men, but this year, the […]

Gun Control, and our kids.

May 14, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) On April 16, 2007, our nation suffered its deadliest shooting incident ever by a single gunman when a student killed 32 people and wounded 25 others at Virginia Tech before committing suicide. Five years later, have we learned anything about controlling our national gun and gun violence epidemic? A look at just a […]

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