Saturday, December 3, 2022


Money – The New Religion…

July 30, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) They called it the big eighties—the decade of decadence. This was the time when Africans in America officially embraced the dollar as god. Negroes en masse first started internalizing Dollarism in the seventies and by the eighties, the new religion of the almighty dollar was in full swing. Prior to that, we were […]

‘Black Is Back’ In America

July 30, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The Presidency aspirations of Barack Obama have caused a renewed discussion on race in America. The prospect of a black President has cast America in a different light throughout the world (as demonstrated by Obama’s highly successful trip to the Middle East and Europe last week). But here, at home, America wrestles with […]

CNN’s ‘Black in America’ reveals complex puzzle…

July 26, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Warning: The following column discusses the recent CNN series, “Black in America.” Do not read it if you wish to retain oversimplified standardized images and ideas – i.e., stereotypes – about black folks. Despite what you think, what you’ve read, what you’ve seen and what you’ve heard, there’s nothing simple and standard about […]

Get Acne Treatments – Top Acne Treatments, etc…

July 26, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It’s hard to believe but the kids shall be heading back to school soon… I for one will enjoy being able to have alittle peace for a few hours, but still miss not having my daughter running around the place all day… Will have to do some shopping soon, as you wouldn’t believe […]

Why now, for ‘Black in America?’

July 23, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) E-mails touting the much-publicized CNN documentary Black In America have so completely ambushed my computer over the last few weeks that I was forced to upgrade my antivirus software. Black In America, hosted by award winning CNN anchor/ reporter Soledad O’Brien and scheduled for airing on July 23 and 24, purports to examine […]

After 60 years, black officers rare…

July 23, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty years after President Truman desegregated the military, senior black officers are still rare, particularly among the highest ranks. Blacks make up about 17 percent of the total force, yet just 9 percent of all officers. That fraction falls to less than 6 percent for general officers with one to […]

Basketball Courts: The great problem solver!

July 23, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) This topic is nothing new, the conversation around why it is that whenever a city or town perceives there is a major problem with the youths in their locations (code words for too many black youths are hanging out), the most often mentioned and accomplished solution is to build a basketball court? In […]

Top Ten Groups of Stupid People…

July 22, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) In America, propaganda and media mythology allow people to believe things that make absolutely no sense. If one person says something, the media delivers it and enough people repeat it, the thing being said starts to sound good to stupid people hearing it or saying it. In fact, some stupid people embrace the […]

Michelle Obama credited with helping recast image of U.S. black women…

July 20, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) There’s a new joy and excitement among many of the patrons of the Spiral Collective, a collection of businesses owned by black women in Detroit. Their happiness centers on Michelle Obama, a woman they say puts a refreshing face on America’s image of African-American women. “People who come in here are absolutely in […]

Black. Female. Accomplished. Attacked.

July 19, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) There she is — no, not Miss America, but the Angela-Davis-Afro-wearing, machine-gun-toting, angry, unpatriotic Michelle Obama, greeting her husband with a fist bump instead of a kiss on the cheek. It was supposed to be satire, but the caricature of Barack Obama and his wife that appeared on the cover of the New […]

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