Tuesday, May 24, 2022

R. Kelly’s Conviction Will Jingle Cash Registers Even Louder…

May 28, 2008 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Here’s a bet. Accused child pornographer and sexual panderer, R. Kelly has three albums in the can ready for release. If Kelly is convicted of the multiple counts slapped against him in his Chicago trial, the albums will fly out the can fast and even faster off the store racks. Kelly’s well documented […]

Are the Black Voters That Wildly Cheer Obama Racist?

May 22, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) A question that’s been whispered, grumbled about, and on occasion even angrily shouted out on blogs and chat sites is why is it that the whites who back Hillary Clinton are lambasted as racist, yet the black voters that back Obama in near record numbers aren’t? The question has angrily rolled off more […]

Our Failing Churches and Growing Prisons…

May 20, 2008 by  
Filed under News, Religion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Orlando, Florida – The Black churches here in Orlando from what I see have been ineffective in reaching our younger generation. Look at who is filling the seats of the congregation and pews of our local houses of worship. You see nothing but women (single, widowed and divorced), older men and effeminate men, […]

Black males are ill-served by the ‘stud’ stereotype

May 19, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Huntsville, Alabama – Last semester one of my students dropped by for an office visit and, to my great surprise and annoyance, sex came up, again and again. Yes, sex. Like when, sensing his restlessness and wistfulness, I asked him how he finds “peace” so that he can achieve a state of mind […]

Talking Race: Good or bad, past can’t be forgotten…

May 14, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I’ve got two words for white America: Thank you. Thanks for building homes in poor communities through programs such as Habitat for Humanity; for working with HIV/AIDS relief programs in places such as sub-Saharan Africa. Thanks for mobilizing the Innocence Project, which is freeing wrongly convicted prisoners, many of whom are black. When […]

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