Wednesday, October 5, 2022


Decades later, war on drugs is still a loser

December 29, 2007 by  
Filed under Health, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) You don’t hear much about the nation’s “war on drugs” these days. It’s a has-been, a glamorless geezer, a holdover from bygone days. Its glitz has been stolen by the “war on terror,” which gets the news media hype and campaign trail rhetoric. Railing against recreational drug use and demanding that offenders be […]

Miss Black Florida USA to compete in Africa…

December 29, 2007 by  
Filed under Africa, News

Tweet (Akiit.com) Without stage experience, pageant parents, or crown fever, Eunice Cofie, 27, of Tallahassee, succeeded earlier this year in winning the title of Miss Black Florida USA. “A friend came to me and told me that I should really consider being a part of it, but I simply blew it off. I thought it […]

Essence Editor Is Leaving Magazine…

December 28, 2007 by  
Filed under News, Press Releases

Tweet (Akiit.com) Susan L. Taylor, the longtime editor and driving force behind Essence, the magazine aimed at black women, is leaving the publication after 37 years to devote more time to an organization she founded to help troubled children. Ms. Taylor, 61, joined Essence in 1970, the year it was first published, as a freelance […]

Why don’t blacks “Buy American”?

December 26, 2007 by  
Filed under Health, Money/Business, News

Tweet (Akiit.com) In a Capitol Hill briefing, the head of the nation’s oldest black business organization said his National Business League (NBL) is addressing the problem with a focus on “creating more well-paying jobs for African- Americans“. NBL President W. Ronald Evans says that the solution is: “For America to secure economic prosperity now as […]

Does Denzel Always Have to Represent?

December 26, 2007 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) For most of his career, Denzel Washington has been the epitome of a “race man” — a well-mannered, well-intentioned role model thoroughly committed to black uplift. He’s maintaining that tradition in “The Great Debaters,” a new film in which he plays a champion debate coach in the segregated South. But his recent portrayal […]

5 Steps For Black Entrepreneurs To Get Business Credit

December 26, 2007 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News

Tweet Columbus, OH (Akiit.com) – It’s been estimated that fewer then 10 percent of all entrepreneurs know about or truly understand how business credit works. So, lets first define what exactly business credit is. Having business credit means that you have a line of credit (credit cards, loans, etc) seperate from your personal credit. This […]

Webhostingchoice.com – Your Guide to Webhosting

December 14, 2007 by  
Filed under News

Tweet (Akiit.com) In the time of myspace, many of people who are online are looking to get their own website… With that webhosting is a must, as there are many companies to choose from… Such a site like webhostingchoice.com shall break down and compare web hosting packages, etc… Do not fall victim to hosts that […]

Black men must reclaim our children

December 10, 2007 by  
Filed under News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) As the alleged killers of Sean Taylor were shown on television via their mug shots, I kept wondering when we were going to see their parents step forward. I saw a couple of mothers, but their dads were missing in action. Dads matter, and it’s ridiculous for us to act as if all […]

THE BRIDGE: Black To The Future

December 4, 2007 by  
Filed under Health, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) In America, Black people imagine that they have made progress. The truth is that in many ways, we have gone backwards. Our problem is that we are going in circles seemingly without direction, in desperate need of a new and consistent direction. The best one that we could embrace is the one that […]

We’re all ‘In This Together’

December 4, 2007 by  
Filed under Health

Tweet (Akiit.com) According to the World Health Organization, more than 33 million people are now living with HIV. So far this year (2007), over two and a half million people have become infected with the virus. Nearly half of those infected will die within 10 years of contracting HIV and before their 35th birthday. According […]

Next Page »