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Cornel West – Living and Loving Out Loud; Book Review

November 30, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Public intellectual, philosopher, writer, and activist Cornel West is the author of several books about the various aspects of American culture. Well known for delving into complex issues ranging from race to religion, politics, and popular culture, Dr. West has never been an individual to shy away from speaking truth to power. Race […]

Google issues mea culpa to Michelle Obama…

November 26, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Inc. is apologizing for a racially offensive image of the first lady that appears at the top of the list when users search for pictures of Michelle Obama on its site. Google placed a text ad above the image titled “Offensive Search Results” that states “Sometimes our search […]

Four Blacks Named Rhodes Scholars for Next Year…

November 26, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) For the second year since 1994, four African-American undergraduates have won Rhodes Scholarships, which carry with them the privilege of studying at Oxford, England’s oldest and most venerated university. Named for the South African mining magnate, Cecil John Rhodes, the scholarships, worth about $50,000 each for two years, have been prominent passports to […]

How to Make Them Happen…

November 25, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The holiday season is a blessed one for many. It often means a time of enjoying family and friends and spending time with those you love away from the hustle and bustle of a daily commute or grind. But the dark side of the holiday season is the stresses it produces, especially – […]

Season’s Eatings Don’t Have to Be Unhealthy…

November 25, 2009 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) That ham hock you’ll boil into your collard greens for seasoning will float 21 grams of fat into your otherwise healthy vegetables. And the smoked pork neck bones you use to season your green beans are just as much the villain, adding 292 calories and 1,000 grams of salt to your food, says […]

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