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Gates’ ”Slavery Blame Game” Misses the Point…

April 28, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) In recent days an enormous discussion has taken form within many American quarters, as Dr. Henry Louis Gates has once again weighed in on the question of reparations for African Americans. The Harvard Professor’s most recent article entitled, “Ending the Slavery Blame Game”, in which Gates produces information regarding those African nations which […]

An Inspired Nurse’s Story…

Tweet (Akiit.com) Coming from a family with a tradition in medicine it was only natural for Chantale Trouillot to want to heal sick people. Her father was a Doctor when Chantale was growing up in Port Au Prince, Haiti. Chantale wanted to be the hands-on, day and night, care and comfort for patients so she […]

Earth Day 40th Anniversary: Is Energy Policy Headed In The Wrong Direction?

April 20, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) This coming Thursday, April 22nd will be the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. This is a day that people are encouraged to think about the environment, and the effects that man’s day to day activities have upon the earth. It started as a movement based in college teach-ins on the west coast, and […]

Is the Congressional Black Caucus Dying of Neglect?

April 20, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Shunned by President Obama, the organization could be out in the cold in the next Administration unless it finds a new role… Shunned by President Obama, the organization could be out in the cold in the next Administration unless it finds a new role. Has President Obama killed off the Congressional Black Caucus? […]

People of Note: Why Did I Get Married Too and Beyond…

April 20, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) There is no doubt that as a writer, filmmaker and producer, Tyler Perry is making movies that make African Americans proud. Through his movies, he is painting a picture of the human landscape sketching a portrait of the humorous as well as the serious side of a race of people. Of course he […]

Dorothy Height, godmother of the civil rights movement, dies at 98…

April 20, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Dorothy Height, a legend in civil rights leadership, died of natural causes this morning at Howard University Hospital, a spokesperson for the hospital confirmed. She was 98 years old. “I am deeply saddened by the passing today of my dear friend and mentor,” former U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexis M. Herman said in […]

States must think outside the box on employment of former felons…

April 20, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It was her tenth time looking for a job, and as she sat in front of me, a researcher with a tape recorder and tablet, she nervously twirled her hair and shifted in her seat. She described her skills as a computer technician and marketed herself as a hard worker and potentially dedicated […]

Airing Mo’Nique’s dirty laundry can help others come clean…

April 20, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) To faithful readers of Essence, Mo’Nique’s admission that her older brother Gerald Imes sexually molested her is nothing new. Before her Oscar-confirmed performance as Mary Jones in Precious was widely seen, Mo’Nique first shared her pain in 2008 with Essence, a publication that has long provided a safe space for its female readers. […]

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April 20, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Nice to be exercising again… That’s good for my health and I seem to have more energy now… Still only if I could find the best weight loss pills to help in the process of sliming down… Yes I know one must put in the work, if you want to see results… Anyway […]

God in Our Classrooms…

April 18, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Such was our founder’s belief in the preeminence of God that when the First Continental Congress convened in 1774, Massachusetts delegate Thomas Cushing suggested to the assembly that together they pray for divine guidance and protection. The historical events that would forever change the world were preparing to unfold: war loomed on the […]

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