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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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