Tuesday, October 4, 2022


Blacks Must Struggle against Historical Lies and Frauds in 2011…

December 26, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) We Must Be Especially Vigilant Regarding Slavery and the Civil Rights Movement… I am history buff and I tend to get intensely anger when I see or hear lies and frauds being pushed as “true” history. Sometimes I am left confused as to whether the people pushing these frauds, especially regarding Black history, […]

A Weight Loss Roadmap…

December 26, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Well, it’s that time again. You’re watching the year come to an end, and preparing for the annual ritual of the New Year’s Resolution to lose weight. Let me share some helpful information to make this coming year the one where you actually meet your weight loss goals. When you think of weight […]

Why Is the Black Abortion Rate So High?

December 26, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It’s puzzling when poll results show that blacks tend to view abortion through a conservative lens. A Wisconsin ad campaign likening the black abortion rate to genocide throws the contradiction into stark relief. Ryan Bomberger was born of a rape nearly 30 years ago. He is alive today because his biological mother made […]

Do black people really celebrate Kwanzaa?

December 26, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) When I was a child, my mother recognized that the public school system was never going to give me an adequate education in the area of black history, so in order to fill in the gaps we frequented the library and she made sure I read more than what I was assigned in […]

Why the Miami Heat’s Success Is Good for the NBA…

December 18, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Although it might be fun to root against them, a league-dominating Miami Heat could be just what the NBA needs… It took a while, but the Miami Heat are starting to look like real championship contenders. After a 9-8 start, they have won 10 in a row as of Friday morning. The team’s […]

Is decline in US segregation proof of post-racial society?

December 18, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Recent census data show that residential segregation is now the lowest it has been in a century for African-Americans. According to U.S. Census data, Fort Myers, Florida, Honolulu, Atlanta, and Miami were among the least segregated cities, contributing to a national trend that dropped the residential segregation index for African-Americans to its lowest […]

Why we should support the biggest prison strike in US history…

December 18, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The other day, I was inspired. I was also shocked, amazed and uplifted by the courage being shown by the individuals who helped to pull off the largest prison strike in United States history. The effort evolved by sneaking cell phones into the facilities, leading to inmate communication and virtually unprecedented coordination between […]

The ghost of Bush v. Gore still haunts black community…

December 18, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) This week marks the 10th anniversary of arguably the most significant voting controversy to come before the Supreme Court in modern time: Bush v. Gore. The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision that the Florida statewide ballot recount violated the constitution brought an abrupt end to the 2000 presidential election contest. Republican candidate George W. […]

Ga. prisoner protest puts spotlight on institutionalized slavery…

December 17, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) For nearly a week, prisoners throughout the state of Georgia have been engaged in one of the largest prison protests in this nation’s history. Why is this not plastered across mainstream media, blogs, and 24 hour cable news? The simple answer maybe that the more we focus on prisoners’ rights, the more we […]

There is no silver bullet for a black agenda…

December 17, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) This week the National Policy Alliance, a coalition of 10 member organizations representing over 11,000 elected officials, sat down with President Obama in the Roosevelt Room of the White House to discuss a plethora of pressing policy issues. The meeting, which was hosted by senior Obama advisor Valerie Jerrett, focused on job creation, […]

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