Sunday, January 20, 2019


The Things We Do for Love.

November 27, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Today, interracial/cross cultural marriages are not unusual. That was not true in the 1960s when I fell in love with my anthropology professor who was a hereditary Mende chief from Liberia, West Africa.  Our marriage posed problems along with opportunities that I was too naïve to have imagined at the time. I grew up […]

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  
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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  
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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 […]

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