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BET gives ‘Rap City’ the heave-ho…

October 3, 2008 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News

Tweet (Akiit.com) ‘Rap City‘ is no more. The beat is ending at BET’s “Rap City,” the longrunning video program that finally helped vault hip-hop music into the popular mainstream. The network confirmed Wednesday it will replace “Rap City” with a new show, “The Deal,” starting Nov. 10. A farewell episode is planned for “Rap City,” […]

Black turnout high in early voting…

October 3, 2008 by  
Filed under News, Politics

Tweet (Akiit.com) Atlanta, GA – A disproportionate number of Georgia’s 194,138 early voters are African-American, in what could be an encouraging sign for Sen. Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. As of Wednesday, about 39 percent of those voters — 74,961 — are African-Americans, Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel’s office said. African-Americans make up 29 percent […]

The First Presidential Debate: Tie Goes To The Runner…

October 2, 2008 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Watching the first presidential debate involving the first African American major party nominee was historic. But the aftermath was less than euphoric. By all accounts, Barack Obama won the debate. He was more “presidential,” whatever that means. To me, it means he was more confident, more detailed in his answers, more exacting in […]

October is National Dental Hygiene Month…

October 1, 2008 by  
Filed under Health, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) October is National Dental Hygiene Month, a time for all consumers to reconsider their oral health habits, and to consider enhancing their smiles through cosmetic dentistry by visiting their dentist. Today’s dental hygienists no longer solely clean patients’ teeth. A contemporary hygienist is responsible for detecting oral cancer, examining cracked crowns, and promoting […]

The Center of Self…

October 1, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The improper handling of Emotion does not allow us to grow beyond Self.” — The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan The intrinsic problem with many people in this land of plenty is selfishness. We can trace nearly every difficulty in every arena to someone’s selfishness or self-centeredness. Society’s racism, for example, is based on […]

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