Thursday, December 8, 2022


President Obama’s Plan For Affordable Health Insurance…

December 27, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) One would imagine that living in the industrialized nation of the United States would almost guarantee affordable health care at a standard far above the rest of the world. Unfortunately, this is not the case. There are 29 other countries with a higher life expectancy than Americans, and there are 38 who have […]

5 Ways To Have Better Sex In 2009…

December 27, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Is it your heart’s desire to experience better sex with your partner? After all, sexual intimacy is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Unfortunately, in today’s society it is also one of the most coveted pleasures that remains elusive for many. So how can more of us achieve better sex in the New Year […]

Will African Americans behave differently under Obama?

December 27, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I can see it now, some black folks looking for President-elect Barack Obama to make Pookey pull his pants up and his big sister to act like a lady. Adult capitulation is now at an all-time high, both in the inner-city and the suburbs – and not just among black people. But, I […]

The Black Top Ten—Christmas Gifts…

December 23, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Tis The Season and all that sort of stuff. The economy is in the toilet, people are losing their homes and jobs and yet, some of us are still shopping until we drop. Now that you have spent next month’s earnings of gifts that will last a few weeks, it’s time to focus […]

Unless You Are Already Perfect, Here Is How to Remake Yourself for 2009…

December 23, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) If you are perfectly satisfied with yourself, this article is not for you. If you are a sincere individual seeking to better your life, here is some strong advice on how best to remake yourself for 2009. First of all, firmly implant this thought into your mind: The greatest human developmental discover of […]

The Essence of a Single Victory…

December 23, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Oh No! was my initial reaction as the referee made his way to the scorer’s table and signaled the foul on blue # 22, which was his 5th foul disqualifying my son Michael from the game with 3:03 left on the game clock. What made this foul tough were the limited options of […]

A green economy and what it means for us…

December 22, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It goes without saying that education is the basis for advancement in American society, and for Black Americans this is doubly true. With the election of Barack Obama for president, the development and implementation of a “green economy” is being taken seriously at last. As the so-called “green revolution” takes root in American […]

NAACP gives a stern warning to TV…

December 19, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) On the heels of issuing a critical report about Hollywood’s minority hiring, the president of the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People threatened the entertainment industry Thursday with unspecified political actions if it did not increase diversity. “At a time when the country is excited about the election of the first […]

Good-bye, “Uncle Larry,” Hello (Again) “Uncle Clarence:” Are Black Conservatives Still Relevant?

December 18, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The announcement that syndicated talk radio host, Larry Elder, was leaving his daily radio “squawk show” shouldn’t go without notice. Elder is a major remnant of the “colorblind” conservative movement that allowed race and race based disparities to be subjugated through senseless rationale of relative truths—that made no sense when Elder’s show was […]

Two-Parent Black Families Showing Gains…

December 17, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The number of black children being raised by two parents appears to be edging higher than at any time in a generation, at nearly 40 percent, according to newly released census data. Demographers said such a trend might be partly attributable to the growing proportion of immigrants in the nation’s black population. It […]

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