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Jesse Jackson Endorses Obama in Presidential Bid

March 31, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) CHICAGO (AP) Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson said Thursday he’s backing Democrat Barack Obama in his presidential bid, giving his support to a new generation of black politicians. “He has my vote,” the Rev. Jackson told The Associated Press in a telephone interview. Jackson sought the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988, […]

GEORGE WALLACE GETS SLY: Comedian welcomes Sly Stone to his ‘Vegas show.

March 31, 2007 by  
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Tweet       (Akiit.com) Comedian-writer George Wallace, whose career rocketed when he became a writer for “The Redd Foxx Show,” has now become a very popular staple of the Las Vegas Strip.       Wallace is one of the many entertainers that is making Sin City one of the premiere entertainment destinations, selling out shows nightly.       […]

Rapper Rev. Run Featured On Oprah Winfrey Show

March 31, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Talk show mogul Oprah Winfrey hasn’t received much love from the Hip-Hop community lately. Minor incidents with Hip-Hop stars such as Ludacris and Ice Cube has the billionaire deemed a Hip-Hop hater by many, but hopefully an appearance by a Hip-Hop legend on Winfrey’s show will silence critics. Joseph “Reverend Run” Simmons from […]

Mo’Nique Profoundly Touched by Prison Visit

March 31, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Former “The Parkers” star Mo’Nique went to prison to do a comedy show — and says she found the experience more profoundly affecting than she could have imagined. “Don’t misunderstand me. Most people who are in prison, should be. But, some who are there are not bad people. They just got caught in […]

The First Urban Literature “Lending Library” Launches

March 30, 2007 by  
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Tweet A Readers’ Delight in Urban Fiction Rental Service Amityville, NY (Akiit.com) – One year ago, Urban Club Books, Inc. of Amityville, NY opened as a small community bookstore featuring books of all genres by African American authors. Today, Urban Club Books, Inc. launches the first urban literature “Lending Library Club.” The “Lending Library” is […]

AHH Stray News: Youngbloodz Sue For $50 Mil, Biz Markie, Jeezy, Ice Cube

March 30, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The Youngbloodz have sued Sony BMG Music Entertainment for $50 million in Manhattan Federal Court, claiming the label breached agreement to pay royalties, specifically for downloaded tunes. The group’s Still Grippin’ Tha Grain album was their only release on Sony, and was a “Best of” compilation that was released on Nov. 21, 2006. […]

Scarface Signs New Group Green City

March 30, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Houston, TX legend Scarface’s record label Underground Railroad is preparing to release the debut album from the rapper’s latest discovery, Killeen-based seven-man collective known as Green City. The group’s album Brand New Money is the second album from Scarface’s Underground Railroad imprint, coming on the heels of the label’s first album by The […]

R&B Singer Rell Arrested; Police Confiscate 50 Pounds Of Marijuana

March 30, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Former Roc-A-Fella Records crooner Rell was one of three men arrested in a drug sting in Calhoun County, South Carolina yesterday (Mar. 29). Rell, born Wilbur Gerrell Gaddis, was arrested after Postal Service agents intercepted a package containing 50 pounds of marijuana in Columbia, SC. Agents allowed the package to be delivered to […]

Twista Takes Writing Career To Another Level With The Chicago Tribune

March 30, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Chicago rapper Twista has become a columnist for Red Eye, a publication of the Chicago Tribune. The Chicago native will be featured in the print newspaper once a week and will be sharing his thoughts on various topics, asking fans questions, and giving fans an opportunity to ask him questions. Readers will be […]

New Executive Recruiting Firm Leads the Way in Sourcing Diverse Talent

March 29, 2007 by  
Filed under Money/Business

Tweet Columbus, OH (Akiit.com) – Diversity Search Group Co-founder and former Vice President Eugene Edw. Curtain, III announces the launch of new firm with greater focus. Backed by a proven track record for success and a series of strategic partnerships, Curtain formed Diversity Search Partners, LLC to ensure diverse candidates receive proper recognition and consideration […]

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