Tuesday, January 23, 2024


Obama Does and Doesn’t Fulfill King’s Dream…(A

January 19, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The unchallenged article of faith is that the election of President Barack Obama fulfills Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream that the content of character should trump skin color. King uttered the words in his March on Washington speech in 1963. We’ll hear that said time and again in the march up to the […]

A Letter from Home…

January 15, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) My resolution for this New Year is to make more soup. I’m not talking about opening a can of the store-bought stuff, but preparing a pot of deliciousness that simmers on the back burner filling the house with delightful aromas. When it comes to satisfying hunger, lifting the spirit and filling the heart, […]

Stupid, Laughing Americans…

January 14, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Where America once lead the world in education and the cutting edge of technology, we have been dumbed down for so long that we are now at the level of some Third World Nations or below that status. More money is spent on bombs and foreign affairs than domestic education and the results […]

Why Business Grants Will Never Go Out of Style…

January 14, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Business grants were originally created by federal and local governments to provide financial assistance to entrepreneurs and business owners. The goal was and still is to help stimulate the national and local economy, and to help fund research that will help a certain industry. In more recent years, non-profit organizations and major corporations […]

BLACK MAN RISE…

January 13, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) During the last 150,000 years that modern man has walked the earth, strong nations have been built on order and discipline. These principles among others were taught by the elders to the young. During the Great Dynasties of Kmt and throughout most of ancient Africa, man’s sole purpose was to become like God. […]

Doing for self in a Time of Crisis…

January 12, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) According to many political experts, commentators and financial analysts, the United States has entered into a period of uncertainty not seen since the Great Depression of the 1930s. From lay-offs and factory closings to Wall Street scandals and the collapse of various banking institutions, Americans are hoping that one of the changes promised […]

3 Steps To Better Health For African Americans In 2009…

January 12, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) There must be some good earthly explanation of why in this free society that we live in today, we find clear, sharp, pronounced dismal facts about the health of the Black population. The life expectancy of Blacks has significantly decreased as compared to our white counterparts since the year 2005. This is compelling […]

Towering Obstacles Prosecuting the Oscar Grant Killing…

January 11, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) There’s a good chance that former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle will be charged in the videotaped New Years day killing of Oscar Grant, a young African-American. But charging Mehserle with the fatal shooting of Grant and getting a conviction is a far different matter. On the surface, the case seems to be […]

What Can Black America Learn from Communist China? Build Businesses and Prosper…

January 11, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) When it comes to China, the numbers are truly astounding. The Asian giant has the fastest growing economy in the world – averaging roughly 10 percent growth per year for the past 25 years. By way of contrast, if we in the United States grow by just three percent, our economists consider that […]

What about the Bailout for Blacks – Reparations?

January 11, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) As he takes office as the 44th President of the United States Barack Obama still declines to discuss Black reparations. But it is a question Obama will have to address sooner or later. Claims for reparations for being held in slavery haven’t reached a U.S. president’s desk since that of Obama’s idol, Abraham […]

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