Wednesday, November 20, 2019


Nooses, Lynching, And Racial Intimidation Still.

October 31, 2019 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Are the use of nooses as symbols of intimidation rising in the workplace? Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) data says that reports of racism and discrimination are on the rise. Their data does not speak to nooses, particularly. Still, it is disturbing to peruse newspaper reports to learn that at purportedly “woke” workplaces […]

Black Women Must Rise Up Again!

October 31, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Recently, I was honored to meet Arikana Chihombori-Quao, Africa Union Ambassador, at the World Conference of Mayors at Tuskegee University. She delivered a masterpiece that those of us in attendance will never forget. The event was led by Mayor Johnny Ford, Founder of the World Conference of Mayors. The ambassador provided a roadmap […]

Congressman Elijah Cummings – Conscience Of The Congress.

October 24, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), AFSCME President Lee Saunders, and Democratic activist and pastor Leah Daughtry took to the stage to have a conversation about politics, voting, and political courage.  Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) was scheduled to attend the Spirit of Democracy awards dinner, hosted by the National Coalition for Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) on […]

Film Review; Black and Blue.

October 24, 2019 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Black and Blue, a very modern dirty cop movie, is blessed with a tough-as-nails protagonist, set in a town where locals don’t trust police and told in short succinct scenes that have a steady rhythm. B&B doesn’t have the pedigree of a Sidney Lumet crime drama (Prince of the City), the blistering sadistic peril of an Antoine […]

The Democratic Debate: 10 Questions Left on the Cutting Room Floor.

October 24, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) The New York Times and CNN co-sponsored the recent Democratic presidential debate. The New York Times has not endorsed a Republican for president since 1956. Prior to the Mueller report, the influential paper published story after story about alleged Russian collusion with the Trump presidential campaign. Project Veritas, the investigative reporting outfit that […]

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