Thursday, June 24, 2021


Urban League asks Obama to address black issues…

March 25, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) President Barack Obama should specifically address disparities in black unemployment, foreclosures, education and health care, the National Urban League says in its annual “State of Black America” report. Despite the progress represented by the election of the first black president, blacks are twice as likely to be unemployed, three times as likely to […]

What You Represent…

March 24, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Poor Chris Brown. Poor Rihanna. The only people who know what really happened between them are those two people, yet, the entire nation is spinning a multitude of tales and using each of them to represent whatever story they want told. For those against domestic violence, Chris Brown now represents the violent abuser […]

HBCUs spell out success for Black men…

March 24, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Remember reading those “Choose Your Own Adventure” novels as a child? You would come to a crossroad in the story where you had to decide a course of action for the characters. Each decision was followed by more decisions, and made for several possible endings in just one book. It is similar to […]

Marching to your Destiny through the Madness!

March 23, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) March Madness has officially started the time of year when thousands of avid and casual fans are watching each game with the intense focus that serious investors exhibit when watching the ticker symbols scroll across. Fans are monitoring the results of each game to see if there picks are holding up true to […]

Black candidate wants to solve crime with ‘noose’…

March 20, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) JACKSON, Miss. — Down here in the Deep South, calls to bring back the hanging noose are coming from an unlikely source: a 62-year-old, black Republican mayoral candidate in Mississippi’s largest city. Long-shot George Lambus acknowledges his inflammatory platform has made some residents of Jackson slam doors in his face. Others walked out […]

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