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From the Cheap Seats: Who’s Doggin’ Who?

July 26, 2007 by  
Filed under News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) From any perspective, it’s a gruesome tale. Since late April, developments have steadily emerged—in increasingly gory detail—about NFL superstar Michael Vick’s alleged involvement in illegal dogfighting. Recently, Vick was indicted by a grand jury for his ties to “Bad Newz Kennels”, a group that bred pit bulls and fought them in illegal matches, […]

Uncovering the Leadership Potential of Black Women in America

July 26, 2007 by  
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Tweet CHICAGO, July 26 /Akiit.com/ — Because the lives of professional black women in America have been understudied and their contributions as leaders often undervalued, The League of Black Women (LBW) conducted its “LBW Having Our Say: Fostering the Leadership Potential of Black Women in America Survey” to help identify and eliminate the challenges black […]

BET still has a ‘Mess’ even with title change

July 25, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Hot Ghetto Mess — n. A tacky or obnoxious person, place or thing; deplorable behavior; former name of BET’s controversial new show airing tonight at 10:30. Will a “Hot Ghetto Mess” by any other name still smell like moldy stereotypes? Those who’ve been turning up the heat on BET over its new show […]

Male love: The importance of a father/son bond

July 24, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I saw a kiss that changed my outlook on life. Now I don’t typically go around watching other people kiss but there was something about this one that was just special. What was even more amazing is that every time I witness this type of display I admit that I experience the same […]

Dealing with the stress of being an African American

July 23, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) IT WAS SUNDAY afternoon. My husband and I had been for a short bike ride and we’d stopped at the grocery store to pick up something to cook for dinner. I begged off going into the store and waited for him in the car. I opened the car door, basking in the sun […]

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