Monday, November 19, 2018


Military Or College?

Tweet (Akiit.com) This week I read a rather heartbreaking article in the Guardian entitled “They called my university a Ph.D. factory – now I understand why.” (The author is, I believe, a woman with a doctorate in literature, but since she goes by “Anonymous Academic,” this is not certain.) “When I was considering whether to study […]

We Must Revive Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ’s Campaign Against Poverty

March 31, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) April 4 will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., shot down on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. At the time, we had come to Memphis to support striking sanitation workers seeking a living wage and a union. Dr. King was focused on organizing […]

How To Get A New Microscope.

March 31, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) If you have always found yourself fascinated by the many wonders of biology and the world that can’t be seen with the naked eye, you’ve probably thought about getting a microscope before. In case you don’t know what features are essentials and which ones you can totally do without, we made a list of […]

Natalie Cofield; The Living “Madame C.J. Walker” Legacy.

March 30, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Nine years ago, when she was just 26, Natalie Cofield was looking for a mentor.  A young woman with entrepreneurship hard-wired into her spirit, she was discouraged that many did not take her seriously and disheartened that she could not make the connections she needed to further her entrepreneurial mission.  So she started reading […]

Christians Who Celebrate Easter, And Embrace Homosexuality.

March 30, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) With the Christian celebration of Easter coming upon us Sunday, I thought this would be a good time to reflect on the state of the church, especially the Black church. Easter commemorates the rising from the dead of Jesus Christ in the Christian faith. It is one of the holiest times of the year […]

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