Friday, February 24, 2017


Super Wealthy or Super Lucky?

February 21, 2017 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) When you see someone speeding down the road in a fancy sports car with their music turned up to the max, what do you think? A lot of people would envy that person, some would think he’s an idiot, and others would probably tell themselves that person doesn’t deserve the wealth he has. While […]

Blacks Return to Labor Market. Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!

February 20, 2017 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) The Black unemployment rate continued to improve falling from 7.8 percent in December to 7.7 percent in January, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. The labor force participation rate for Blacks, which is the share of workers who are employed or looking for jobs, increased from 61.8 percent in December […]

Black People – Nearly 18 percent US Population by 2060.

February 20, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Each year, the Census Bureau recognizes Black History Month by releasing up-to-date statistics that reveal the total Black population, the number of Black-owned businesses and even how many African-American military members are serving the country. Currently, the Black population stands at 46.3 million, up about 1.3 percent from the previous year. The Census Bureau […]

Black Press Is Still Relevant In 2017.

February 17, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) No one is better equipped to tell your story better than you. And logic stands to reason that no one is better equipped and more passionate about telling our story than us. The stories of Blacks in America are equally as triumphant as they are tragic. And many, if not most, of these […]

A Must Read Author Tonya Bolden’s New Book on Black “Pathfinders”.

February 17, 2017 by  
Filed under Arts/Literature, Book Reviews, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) I love Black History, and so revel in Black History Month. Not that Black History should be constrained to a month. Indeed, when I wrote my book “Surviving and Thriving: 365 Facts in Black Economic History” in 2010, I hoped that some folks would touch the book each day and talk about the […]

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