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Black Entrepreneurs: Stop Making Stupid Remarks

January 31, 2008 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News

Tweet (Akiit.com) Too often I hear Black entrepreneurs saying stupid things. These are the same things that prohibit them from doing exactly what they want to be doing – making money. Here are the top 4 things that you definitely don’t need to be saying: 1) “I Don’t Fly on Airplanes.” What! You don’t fly? […]

Man Up!

January 29, 2008 by  
Filed under News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) *One of the most frustrating things to deal with as a Black man is listening to Black women talk about what a “real man” is supposed to be or do. Typically, when those discussions come up, they begin with “If you were a REAL man…” and are in reference to things that the […]

US blacks see ‘financial apartheid’ in subprime crisis…

January 29, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) They had small means and big hopes of owning a house. But African-Americans snared in the US mortgage crisis have seen the American dream turn into a nightmare many call “financial apartheid.” The storm triggered by risky “subprime” loans has left many in ruins, forced out of their modest homes and furious at […]

Making the dream a reality…

January 26, 2008 by  
Filed under Health, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Much to celebrate, much work to be done… The Black male crisis was the topic last week at the 18th annual PUSH-Excel scholarship breakfast honoring the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I had the distinct pleasure of sharing the stage that morning with two great Black male icons: the Rev. […]

SeaCoastRealty – NC Real Estate, etc…

January 25, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Sitting on the porch today, I couldn’t but stare at my beautiful surroundings… Living in the country has it’s perks, as I’m able to observe even the smallest movements when it comes to animals, etc… Still I forsee myself later in life moving to the coast, as Wilmington real estate seems to be […]

UltraPms – Experts for Womens Health…

January 25, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) As I watch my wife exercise I soon realize many americans are letting themselves waste away… Women especially are giving into temptation and the pounds are gradually adding up… Also many are now being affected, and coming down with diseases such as fibromyalgia and so on… I hope people will literally wake up […]

Leading black bookstore closes

January 24, 2008 by  
Filed under Arts/Literature, News, Press Releases

Tweet (Akiit.com) The Karibu Books chain, based in the Washington, D.C., area and one of the few remaining retailers to specialize in black books, is closing after 15 years. “We sincerely thank each and every one of you for your patronage and support,” Karibu CEO Simba Sana wrote in an e-mail to customers. “We are […]

VH1 should abandon stereotypes…

January 24, 2008 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Have you ever tuned in to VH1’s “Flavor of Love” or its spinoffs, “I Love New York” and “Flavor of Love: Charm School”? I sure have and I must admit these programs, as well as many other “reality TV” shows, were downright hilarious. However, afterward I would always go back and converse among […]

Nuance and divisive politics…

January 22, 2008 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) I noticed this past week that the strategy of nuance and divisive politics has raised its ugly head once again. I’m actually old enough to remember the politics of the 1990’s, and it’s devastating effects on the Democratic Party. The slash and burn Clinton’s we knew well in the 1990’s, have returned “back […]

Clinton and Obama Right to Bury Race Sniping, Now Talk Seriously About Racial Problems

January 21, 2008 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Democratic presidential contenders Hillary Clinton and Barrack Obama vowed to knock off their racial jawing and sniping at each other before their Las Vegas debate. And they should. Now they should start talking about racial profiling, affirmative action, housing and job discrimination, the racial disparities in prison sentencing, the HIV/AIDS epidemic, health care […]

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