Tuesday, July 23, 2019


100 Black Men of America, Inc. to Receive Philanthropy Grant in Honor of Singer-Songwriter Michael Jackson.

July 16, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) 100 Black Men of America, Inc. today announced it is the recipient of a $20,000 grant, which was provided to the organization by an anonymous donor inspired by the #Honor MJ Campaign. The campaign was created for fans around the world who want to honor Michael Jackson’s life and his exceptional philanthropy in commemoration […]

Movie Review; The Farewell.

July 13, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) That thing called life. Everyone goes through it, somehow putting a greater focus on the beginning and not the end. Who’s more adorable? Babies or elders? Yea, right. The Farewell dares to venture to the last chapter of our existence as it examines how an Asian family handles the finish-line process. It does so […]

Sistas, We’re Better Than That!

June 11, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I can’t remember a time in my adult life when I wasn’t working on justice issues on behalf of people in my community. I’ve worked for the benefit of women who shared my views and some who, but it’s rare that I’m embarrassed about something women are doing. Lately, I’ve taken the time to […]

Black Films and Artists Thrive at The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival.

Tweet (Akiit.com) The 18th annual Tribeca Film Festival featured films, docs, shorts, TV, tech seminars and immersive experiences. It was a 21stcentury gathering place for filmmakers, artists and fans. Black films, directors, actors and artists shared the glory and attention with other contemporaries who were proud to have TFF as an international venue. As the festival inches towards […]

The Left’s Hate Campaigns Against Donald Trump Nominees.

May 1, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) These are tough times if you are a big-government, economic liberal. Since President Trump has taken office, unemployment rates have remained below 4%, hiring among African Americans are at their highest levels in decades, our energy and manufacturing sectors are booming, and employers are scrambling to fill millions of job vacancies by offering […]

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