Thursday, August 17, 2017


Honouring Black History Month.

April 27, 2017 by  
Filed under Arts/Literature, Book Reviews, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) With Black History Month having just passed, it’s given plenty of time to pause for thought. There are so many African Americans who have contributed to enriching our lives. In honour of Black History Month, below you’ll find a list of some of the best books written by scholars and exceptional writers. The books […]

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

February 17, 2017 by  
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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 […]

I Am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin.

Tweet (Akiit.com) My wife and I went to see Raoul Peck’s documentary I Am Not Your Negro. It was based upon James Baldwin’s writings and life experiences. It uses archival footage of Baldwin, pictures and footage of American history and Samuel L. Jackson’s voice reading and sharing some of Baldwin’s thoughts and writings to tell […]

How Young Is Too Young For Children To Learn?

Tweet (Akiit.com) Babies and children are learning about the world around them from the moment they are born. A newborn will learn how to interpret key sounds and images to mean food, Mom, and Dad. Within just a couple of years, a small child will have learned to walk unaided, use the bathroom on their […]

Morehouse wants men with class…

December 8, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) William Tweedle, a residence hall director at Morehouse College, wants students at the historically black men’s school to get “In the Zone.” That’s the zone where there’s no cursing, no saggin’ pants, and no use of the word whose plural spelled backward is “saggin.’ ” All are beneath the image of the Morehouse […]

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