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A new direction for African Americans

December 4, 2007 by  
Filed under News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Many years ago, Abraham Lincoln challenged Americans to maintain a government “of the people by the people and for the people.” Unfortunately, the last Republican -controlled Congress lost sight of this by supporting policies that left African Americans out in the cold. Last year, voters asked for change, and since January, the New […]

Why Did I Get Married? A Psychodynamic View

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

Tweet (Akiit.com) Tyler Perry’s movie Why Did I Get Married? has sparked a renewed interest in Black male/female relationships, a subject that is more likely to be addressed in barbershops and beauty salons than at social/mental health conferences. The growth of America’s minority population is a threat to White Supremacy advocates. White people are rapidly […]

More than ever, black men should consider the military

December 2, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) As we recently celebrated Veterans Day, now, more than ever, is a good time for African-American men to seek opportunities to serve in the Army. Service in the Army directly addresses all of the social plagues in the black community: education, health care, economic status, homeownership, and crime. Since 1776, blacks have taken […]

The time is right to say ‘enough’

December 2, 2007 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The image we black folks have of ourselves — this has been heavy on my mind this week. On Tuesday, the nation heard that assailants had shot to death NFL star Sean Taylor in his home. Wednesday, I heard motivational speaker Les Brown fire up a crowd in a church in Bonnie Doone. […]

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