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Grow Up…

April 29, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Are you one of those people who constantly say things like, “that’s just the way I am, and I can’t help it?” Maybe not, But I’m sure you’ve heard that phrase or something similar from folks before. Particularly in a day and age where self-acceptance is highly promoted, statements like the above seem […]

Press Release; Minority Company Selected as Key – Exhibitor at the USPTO Trademark Expo…

April 28, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Miami, FL – The Pepsom Group, Inc., a minority certified company, is pleased to announce its selection as a Key exhibitor by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) www.uspto.gov to be one of sixteen exhibitors at the 2009 National Trademark Expo to be held May 8-9th. The event will take place […]

No Black Boy Left Behind…

April 27, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The expected reworking of the No Child Left Behind Act along with a significant infusion of funding for the Education Department present an opportunity to develop policies and programs to ensure Black boys, in particular, have a better chance of succeeding, educators said at a conference Friday on Capitol Hill. The forum, “Breaking […]

10 Tips For Black Job Seekers…

April 23, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) 1) Tighten up your resume. Make sure to correct all typos, and limit it to just one page. Also, don’t mention any work experience from more than 10 years ago – unless its really relevant. 2) Don’t overdress. When you go to a job interview, dress modestly and go easy on the cologne […]

The ‘New’ William H. Parker Center Controversy…

April 23, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Revisionist Views Can’t Override Long Racial Legacy… The City of Los Angeles is about to unveil its brand new “state of the art” world-class headquarters for what it considers its world-class law enforcement agency. Just know there’s one too many “world-class” attributes in that last sentence, and given the latest controversy—the public should […]

President Obama Repeats Bush Folly on UN Racism Conference…

April 21, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) President Obama got it right and terribly wrong on the UN Racism Conference in Geneva. He rightly demanded that the conference convenors drop the stock Zionism is racism plank from the draft resolution of the conference. The Israel knock was the same sticking point that former President Bush used to dodge going to […]

The Bridge; Violent Women, Part 1…

April 21, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Quick question: Who really knows what happened between Chris Brown and Rihanna? Quick answer: Only Chris Brown and Rihanna. By now, we should all be sick of hearing about the case, but the media won’t stop covering every small detail and society won’t lose interest. But what we should take more interest in […]

Sunday Morning Talk Shows Showcasing More Blacks…

April 21, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) During a “Meet the Press” round-table earlier this month, NBC’s David Gregory turned to Rutgers University economist William Rodgers for an assessment of President Barack Obama’s overseas trip. Rodgers said he’d give the president a grade of either A-minus or B-plus. There was nothing remarkable about the discussion. Yet Rodgers’ presence, his first […]

An Honorary Degree for Kermit The Frog But Not President Obama…

April 12, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It’s not clear if Arizona State University President Michael Crow had any say in the decision not to grant President Obama, the school’s commencement speaker, an honorary degree. But one thing’s for sure the dumbest thing that school officials said in telling why they won’t grant an honorary degreee to President Obama was […]

I Heard It Through The Grapevine: California’s Black Businesses Left Behind?

April 12, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) California – I heard through the grapevine that California’s Black businesses are being left out of significant economic opportunities, not only as the state attempts to deal with a shrinking budget, but also as it decides how to spend major stimulus funding provided by the federal government. Marvin Gaye put the words to […]

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