Thursday, December 8, 2022


President Obama’s One Term Nightmare…

August 27, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) In an interview on NBC’s Today Show two weeks after he was sworn in President Obama was blunt. He said that if he didn’t deliver he’d be “a one term proposition.” Put this in the category of what did he know and when did he know it. The it is that he was […]

Town Halls on Race…

August 27, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) What would a town hall on race look like? I do not mean the aesthetics – the color of the carpet or where panelists would sit, but the guts of it – the substance. I am pondering the question because I was recently asked to help organize and participate in a series of […]

A Glossary of Common Healthcare Terms…

August 27, 2009 by  
Filed under Health, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Remember when you were a child and the “grown-ups” were having a conversation, and you knew they were talking about something that would affect you, but you didn’t understand enough to know exactly what they were talking about? Well, for many of us, that’s what the debate over Healthcare reform is like. In […]

Do black men prefer their women larger…

August 27, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I posed this question on a social networking site recently. The aftermath was like watching people running from a burning building as if their hair were on fire. Most of the responses were of the “good luck with that” variety, as if the next move was to wait for a last minute pardon […]

The Truth Hurts: Black America’s 10 Biggest Lies…

August 22, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Black America, are we lying to ourselves? It seems as though there are quite a few areas where we are not totally being honest with one another. A recent study proves that people lie to each other at least three times in a 10-minute period after just being introduced! The study also says […]

Struggling HBCUs Seek Online Schooling Solutions…

August 22, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Two historically black colleges, faced with almost constant obstacles to stay afloat and continue their missions, are adding to their game plans in their efforts to bring in more degree-seeking students and their dollars. Atlanta’s Morris Brown College is launching a full, Internet-based degree program in organizational leadership and management. Students can begin […]

Donte’ Stallworth Screwed Up and Did the Right Thing…

August 22, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Count me among those who seriously questioned whether “justice” was properly meted out to Donte’ Stallworth, the NFL wide receiver who spent only 24 days in jail after pleading guilty to DUI manslaughter. Let me restate the obvious for the thousandth time: Michael Vick got almost two years in federal prison for killing […]

Chi-town murder rate leaves few feeling safe…

August 20, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Chicago, Illinois – There’s something special about the city of Chicago. Whether it’s the palatial skyline, the lights of the Magnificent Mile, or the diversity of art, food and culture, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. But in recent years, Chicago’s beauty has been diminished by the wanton slaughter of its citizens. In […]

Press Release; THE CIVIL RIGHTS MEMORIAL TOUR…

August 19, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The Society of Architecture Historians Conducts Historic Tour… The Society of Architectural Historians is holding a four-day study tour from October 8-12 featuring the architecture, urbanism, and commemorative landscapes associated with the civil rights movement in Alabama and Georgia. The tour, conducted by university professors such as Dell Upton from UCLA, will begin […]

“The” black church does not exist…

August 19, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I am among those who tremble when I hear people refer to “The Black Church.” Christians believe that there is only one church and the only proper description of the church is the Christian Church. However, ever since the beginning of the Christian movement, ethnic and doctrinal distinctions were made among the followers […]

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