Friday, December 15, 2017


Financial Industry Winning While Consumers Stay Losing.

October 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) In the dead of night on October 24, Vice President Mike Pence struck a blow against consumers, further empowering the banks and financial institutions that he is beholden to.  He is, no doubt, following the direction of 45, who never met an Obama initiative that he didn’t want to overturn, or an Obama program […]

STEAM Careers at HBCUs, Ford Motor Company Supports the Cause.

October 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, News, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) There is no debate about the continuing historic importance and strategic mission and purpose of the nation’s 120-plus Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). During the 2017 homecoming festivities that are now occurring on HBCU campuses across the nation, I believe it is also important to salute and recognize the companies that financially contribute […]

Social Media Strategies You Could Seriously Improve On.

October 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Money/Business, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Marketing offers huge potential for any business. It is your chance to market your products and services, advertise in unique ways, have strategy campaigns to obtain new customers and also to engage with your audience. But yet, many people don’t really take advantage of some of the bigger marketing opportunities they have, the ones […]

Donald Trump Makes Us All Miss Mr. Bush, and Obama.

October 26, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) I never thought I would miss our 43d President, George W. Bush. And I’ve never much thought of him as a great, or even good, speaker. But the speech he gave at a conference convened by the George W. Bush Institute was simply eloquent, excellent, thoughtful, and compelling. After keeping a low profile for […]

Taxing Situation in 2017.

October 26, 2017 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Federal income tax was first introduced under the Revenue Act of 1861 to help defray war costs. Congress repealed the tax in 1871 when the need for government revenue declined, only to restore it in 1894 as part of the Wilson-Gorman Tariff Act. The public policy debate surrounding the constitutionality of income tax has […]

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