Friday, May 25, 2018


Guns, More Guns In School…

May 24, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Following the horrific and truly heartbreaking mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas last Friday, it is no surprise that gun control advocates and the political left have once again mobilized to advance increased gun control measures. Sadly, this phenomenon is in itself almost a big yawn, in that we’ve heard the […]

So You Have Decided You Want To Become A Pilot?

May 21, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, Money/Business, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Do you dream of flying some of the world’s most sophisticated aircraft across the globe? To say being a pilot is a thrilling job is an understatement. Equally, though, it is a very difficult job – one whereby you will probably encounter numerous hurdles along the way. With that in mind, read on for […]

HBCUs; Graduation Is Just The First Hurdle.

May 17, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The Black Panther, Chadwick Bozeman, graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts (BFA) in 2000.  His writing partner is also a HU graduate.  Bozeman came back to his alma mater to address the Class of 2018, and to reportedly receive an honorary degree.  The Howard University graduation is one of […]

A Legal Shift: Students as “Consumers”.

May 13, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) There’s recently been a lot of students taking their universities and colleges to court, which is an interesting power shift, as usually it is universities that hold all the power, but as students are starting to view themselves as empowered consumers universities are finding themselves more and more subject to legal scrutiny. Technically, a […]

Pushing Young Kids Out Of School.

May 3, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) I’ve been a teacher at which time I’m proud to say that I never suspended or caused a child to be expelled from school, but as I looked at a bill sponsored by District of Columbia Councilmember, David Grasso, I realized that suspensions and expulsions aren’t limited to high school students. Babies in kindergarten […]

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