Friday, February 24, 2017


Alexandria Washington crowned Miss Black Florida US Ambassador 2017.

January 4, 2017 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The Miss Black US Ambassador Scholarship Organization is pleased to announce the crowning of one of our newest state ambassadors. Alexandria Washington was recently named Miss Black Florida US Ambassador. The Miss Black US Ambassador and Miss Black Teen US Ambassador Scholarship Pageant LLC in partnership with the GE Institute Foundation Inc. exists to […]

Educational Inequality Affecting Black Americans – News One Leads Media Industry in Answering Call.

Tweet (Akiit.com) News One, a Radio One, Inc. (radio-one.com) digital news outlet for news and information about for and about Blacks operated by Interactive One (interactiveone.com), launches news division dedicated to coverage of educational news and policy affecting Black America. Division created in tangent with the documentary “Saving Tomorrow, Today: The Curriculum of New America” (savingtomorrowtoday.com) presented by […]

The Torch: Motherwit, Guideposts and Stories to Purposeful Womanhood.

August 9, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Respected educator Suzanne M. Henderson, Ph.D., has announced a groundbreaking project highlighted by the launch of her new book, “The Torch: Motherwit, Guideposts and Stories to Purposeful Womanhood.” This book seeks to derail and debunk the ideology that a young woman’s value and purpose is only linked to over sexualized, inappropriate, and materialistic […]

Book Release; The Blessing of Movement “Jim Crow Era”.

July 19, 2016 by  
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Tweet Being an insecure, chubby teenager in the Jim Crow south may have been a challenge, but growing up as that same teen might be far more difficult in today’s world.  In my book, The Blessing of Movement, I chronicle the story of my sister, Sandra and how her actions impacted our family, and my […]

NAACP to Host 107th Annual Convention in Cincinnati, OH.

June 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) As the nation prepares for the 2016 presidential election this November, the NAACP 107th Annual Convention, held in Cincinnati from July 16-20, will bring together thousands of members and attendees under the theme “Our Lives Matter, Our Votes Count.” The NAACP’s Annual Convention will feature workshops, discussions and speakers highlighting voter education, voter […]

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