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Nollywood, Piracy and the Millennial Crisis.

January 25, 2014 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Dammy Krane, an emerging superstar in the Nigerian music scene, was born in 1993. This was the same year that the then military president, General Ibrahim Babangida, annulled what many still believe was Nigeria’s freest and fairest elections yet. The country was thrown into chaos as a result, President Babangida “stepped aside,” and […]

A Reason to Watch Saturday Night Live Again.

January 25, 2014 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Just a day after Saturday Night Live announced the midseason addition of Sasheer Zamata to the cast, and still weeks prior to her scheduled debut, at least one Hollywood critic was already scribbling an asterisk by Sasheer’s name. *Token, undeserving, diversity hire. SNL’s decision to cast a Black woman for the first time […]

Cities Can Solve Our Nation’s Transportation Problem.

January 25, 2014 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) As a Mayor, , I can assure you that nothing is more important than investment in our water and transportation systems. Increasingly, our success as a nation depends on how we address our transportation and other infrastructure needs in our metropolitan areas. As Congress prepares for renewal of the federal surface transportation law […]

Affluenza and the Miscarriage of Justice.

January 25, 2014 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The justice system. We often like to think that in a great democracy like ours, we are all equal under the law no matter what our personal or financial background. The reality is, that while we may have a right to an attorney and a day in court, our judicial system is far […]

Yes Why Black History Month?

January 25, 2014 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) As we enter February 2014, the 38th Anniversary of Black History Month, we have to ask ourselves, why is there a Black History Month? Why is it in February? What is it intended to do? Is there anything that Fort Wayne Blacks of 2014 can do to add to the genius of Dr. […]

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