Wednesday, October 5, 2022


Press Release; Treading Waters, A Woman Living With MS…

October 30, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Patricia Anne Phillips is a local author of seven romance novels. After her daughter’s health started to decline, Patricia was asked to move into her daughter and family home. Her daughter had a car accident, and two months later was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). After the car accident her conditions worsen. It […]

“How To Unclog Stuffed Nostrils”…

October 30, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) In respect to the oncoming cold and flu season, and as a disclaimer at the onset of this article, please be advised that the information contained herein is NOT to be taken literally and seriously as sound medical advice, but is an actual personal account of what occurred to me one winter season […]

End of Life Decisions…

October 29, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) End-of-life decision making is the process that healthcare providers, patients, and patients’ families go through when considering what treatments will or will not be used to treat a life-threatening illness. More than any subject, avoiding talking about death ranks at the top of the list. Death of a loved one is also the […]

Of Human Bondage: Slavery Bigger Than Ever in America…

October 19, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) On October 13, the US Coast Guard nabbed 18 persons off Mission Bay near San Diego. The 18 were foreign nationals being smuggled into the country. The story like others that involve the traffic in human cargo garnered scant press attention. But what made the capture of the 18 even more noteworthy was […]

How to change the value of ‘street cred’…

October 19, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The defendants who stand accused of the murder of Chicago schoolboy Derrion Albert will appear in court today. Many questions remain, but perhaps the most salient one is why so many young black males are, like the accused, choosing a life of violence and self-destruction. Everywhere we look, we see young people striving […]

Jenice: ‘Good Hair’ a gray area for black women…

October 16, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) WE WOMEN do some crazy things in the name of beauty. We allow plastic surgeons to inject Botox into our wrinkles to smooth our skin. We ignore cancer warnings by frequenting tanning salons. We submit to painful and embarrassing Brazilian waxes. We get fat liposuctioned off our thighs, wear false eyelashes, and get […]

The NFL’s Diversity Problem…

October 16, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) “I, myself, couldn’t even consider voting for him,” said Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay of accused thought criminal Rush Limbaugh. “As a nation, and as a world, we’ve got to watch our words and our thoughts.” “Divisive comments are not what the the NFL is all about,” agreed NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. “I […]

African cardinals denounce “cultural imperialism”…

October 15, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) VATICAN CITY — African cardinals denounced the “cultural imperialism” of wealthy countries in their aid, trade and health care policies for Africa, saying Wednesday that the West’s promotion of abortion rights and condoms is destroying the continent’s moral fabric. African prelates attending the three-week meeting on the role of the Catholic Church in […]

An Annual Assessment with a New View…

October 15, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It’s that time of the year, again. I use the term “again” not with chagrin or any reticence but with gratitude and thankfulness. It’s my birthday and I’ve got that “kidlike excitement” as I celebrate the entire month of October because it’s the only time of the year I pause and take a […]

Why President Obama Won The Nobel Peace Prize: USA’s Transformation Before The Eyes of the World…

October 15, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) President Barack Obama is the most transformative figure in the world today. And it won him the world’s most coveted prize, at least-in the modern world’s eyes, the distinguished Noble Peace Prize. The prize was established by businessman, Alfred Nobel, in 1895, for a person or persons or organizations “who shall have done […]

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