Friday, December 15, 2017


Career Hurdles: What is Holding You Back?

Tweet (Akiit.com) At one time or another, we all have a career that we dream of in our lives. But so many of us don’t get to experience this. Why? Well, it could be a number of reasons or hurdles that are holding you back. The trick is to not stop at these, but press through […]

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 […]

Dr. Barbara Reynold’s Coretta Scott King Memoir Is a Must Read.

February 2, 2017 by  
Filed under Book Reviews, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Every day that he holds the presidency, Donald Trump does something outrageous. He blusters, he just plain lies, and he bullies. He pushes his decisions, his executive orders, down the throats of a Congress that he dominates. Why not let the democratic process work and let them vote to build a wall and […]

Founder of Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute to Launch Leadership Book Project.

January 14, 2017 by  
Filed under Book Reviews, Education, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute (“PPGJ“) is raising funds for our first youth education project. We seek to motivate and inspire 1,000 young people to become superheroes for justice who make a difference in the world. At Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute (PPGJ), we aim to motivate and inspire young people to […]

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