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Another crime appearance by ‘black men’…

May 30, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) OK, GIVE yourselves some credit. You had this Bonnie Sweeten abduction pegged for a hoax by morning coffee break Wednesday. Anybody around the water cooler with an IQ of 65 or above was starting to sense that the by-now hardy perennial tale of the missing blue-eyed blonde being hijacked by those handy, hulking […]

Reaping the whirlwind in a time of trouble…

May 30, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Among people of color, the tragic problem of youth violence is a condition requiring serious introspection. In cities like Chicago, major news outlets report murder rates among teens as being at least one per week and in Los Angeles, violence between Latino and Black youth threatens the likelihood of Black and Brown coalition […]

It is high time for a Black woman on the high court…

May 30, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) “Make me do it.” –Barack Hussein Obama The relevance of the above challenge issued by then Senator Barack Obama will soon become obvious. For now, let me first congratulate Judge Sonia Sotomayor, President Barack Obama’s nominee for the soon-to-be vacant seat of retiring high court Associate Justice David Souter. Obama’s historic nomination of […]

C.a.r.e. – Addiction Recovery…

May 30, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It has come the time to clean house once again… Yes I must let go of a few friends and maybe even family members… So tired of being around negative people… I for one am trying to stay on the positive tip… Want to be around others, who feel the same way… To […]

Congressional Black Caucus Fasts for Darfur…

May 30, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Inspired by actress Mia Farrow, members of Congress announced Tuesday that they were beginning a limited hunger strike to show solidarity with the people in Sudan’s Darfur region and demand President Barack Obama’s help in ending the suffering there. “Among President Obama’s priorities, Darfur has to take its place,” Farrow, 64, told reporters […]

Faucet – Bathroom Faucets, etc…

May 30, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) What can I say, yeah I finally made it to Twitter… Friends & family have been trying to get me to sign up there for months… So now daily one can find me twittering away… Even able to follow my sports heroes such as Reggie Jackson, Willie Mays, and the list goes on… […]

Radio One; Owner has had to cut pay and close every other Friday to stay afloat…

May 30, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Radio One owner Cathy Hughes is trying hard to keep her company above water in the midst of this recession, having already cut folks’ pay by as much as 10 percent and reduced office hours at the company’s Maryland headquarters, reports Redding News. “We are closing every other Friday,” Hughes told XM 169’s […]

SC manual labels former black speakers as ‘Negro’…

May 30, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) COLUMBIA, S.C. — The official manual of South Carolina’s Legislature continues to label some of the state’s former politicians as “Negro” or “scalawag” — apparent remnants of disgruntlement over Reconstruction that nobody has bothered to change. A spokesman for the state’s lieutenant governor, who is eyeing a run for the top office, has […]

Charlotte Bobcats owner Bob Johnson seeking buyer…

May 25, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) After losing tens of millions of dollars, the first black majority owner of a major professional sports team is exploring selling the Charlotte Bobcats. Bob Johnson’s decision could pave the way for minority investor Michael Jordan to take control of the team – if he’s willing to meet Johnson’s price. The NBA confirmed […]

Michael Vick Returns to Virginia Home From Prison…

May 25, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Suspended NFL star Michael Vick arrived at his Virginia home in a car with blackout curtains Thursday morning after being released from federal prison to begin home confinement and try to resume his pro football career. Four cars pulled up to Vick’s five-bedroom brick home at the end of a cul-de-sac at about […]

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