Monday, June 26, 2017


San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick’s Sit-Down Aside: What’s the Case for Standing for the National Anthem?

August 31, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Let’s be clear. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has the first amendment right not to stand for the national anthem. There is no legal requirement for anyone to stand for the national anthem. In fact, the National Football League made it official when it issued this statement: “Players are encouraged but not required […]

Education: A Gem in Chicago.

August 31, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) We have gotten so used to seeing college presidents and other academic “leaders” caving in to so many outrageous demands from little gangs of bullying students that it is a long overdue surprise to see a sign that at least one major university has shown some backbone. Dr. Robert J. Zimmer, president of the […]

Which Sports Are Best For Getting Into Shape?

August 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) We all know how hugely beneficial sports can be for getting into shape. The great thing about sports is that they offer an excuse to carry out some decent exercise. Often, you don’t even realise that you are giving your body a good workout. If you are someone who is keen to look after […]

Sure-Fire Ways Of Improving At Any Sport.

August 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) No matter what sports you are into, chances are you are keen to improve your game most of the time. Most people find that this is the case. Yet, so few actually know how to properly ensure that their game improves. If you are keen to discover how you can better yourself in any […]

The Unheard Voices And Invisible Faces Of Voter Suppression.

August 28, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Most Mondays, come the close of business, I head home to my wife and two teenage sons. But two weeks ago at 5pm, I was sitting in the Roanoke, Virginia police precinct, waiting to be fingerprinted, photographed, and charged. My misdemeanor? Trespassing, in formality; civil disobedience, in practice. My cause? The voting rights of […]

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