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Black Women In Modern-Day Slavery

February 9, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Black history month is the time specifically set aside each year for the world to reflect on the contributions African Americans have made in the past and even the present. Inevitably, we also reflect on slavery times to learn something – good or bad. The Black woman’s role was an integral one then […]

Democrats Pose Greater Peril to Obama or Clinton Than GOP

February 8, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) There was absolutely no surprise at the results of Super Tuesday. This writer flatly said days before the first vote was cast that Super Tuesday would be anything but super for either Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama, and that neither would or could deliver the knockout punch. There are two colossal reasons that […]

What slavery did to Africa

February 3, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) To mark the start of Black History Month, a calculation of what the continent lost… We know much about 16th century sub-Saharan Africa from surviving remains, archaeological excavations and written sources. There were integrated kingdoms and empires, with substantial cities (60,000 to 140,000 inhabitants) and significant towns (1,000 to 10,000); and less organized […]

Black History Month: A Tribute to Forgotten Entrepreneurs

February 3, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) “Our elevation must be the result of self –efforts and work of our own hands. No other human power can accomplish it. If we but determine it shall be so, it will be so.” Martin Delany 1852 Black History month provides an excellent opportunity for us to celebrate and reflect on Black Business […]

Black History Month: An Opportunity to Encourage Black Youth Entrepreneurship Education

February 3, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The history of blacks in business is an inspiring story of ingenuity and invention in the face of adversity… And our youth should know that long before slavery ended, black Americans were engaged in businesses of their own. Camden, New Jersey, Feb 3, 2008– Entrepreneurship is a concept that African Americans have embraced […]

Becoming an Obamacan…

February 1, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) *Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama recently found himself in some hot water when he was heard to compliment former President Ronald Reagan. During an interview, the Illinois senator said, “I think Ronald Reagan changed the trajectory of America in a way that Richard Nixon did not and in a way that Bill Clinton […]

What’s In Your Medicine Cabinet Can Kill You!

February 1, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) In lieu of recent celebrity deaths (Heath Ledger, Anna Nicole Smith, and others), there is one question that must be asked: Do you really know about all the dangers that lie in the drugs you have in your medicine cabinet? Daily, incidents are reported on about the adverse effects of prescription and non-prescription […]

Where is the Monument?

February 1, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Black History Month: A time for African-American slave descendants to reflect, uplift the honorable triumphs attained by ancestors, and pay righteous homage to African-American ascendants whom fought hard for the freedoms in which African Americans are privileged today? Or is it? Descendants of African-American slaves seem to place no value on the valor, […]

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