Monday, December 5, 2022


Thinking beyond the intellectual plantation…

July 25, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The the Lord said to him, “Know for certain that your descendants will be strangers in a country not their own, and they will be enslaved and mistreated four hundred years. But I will punish the nation they serve as slaves, and afterward they will come out with great possessions (Bible Genesis 15: […]

Chris Paul may be latest player to pass on mediocrity…

July 24, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) If you understand just one thing about the uniting of Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh in Miami, know that it’s not something you are going to see every summer, not by a long shot. Hope you enjoyed all of the suspense of “The Decision,” the hour-long prime-time show concocted by James’ […]

Buy.com – Black Friday…

July 24, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I’m ready for Black Friday, as I need to pick up a few new items… Have some birthdays coming up and this is a nice way to save some money… Will do most of my shopping online at Buy.com… I do need to clean up this pc as it’s been running slowly lately… […]

Black farmers are the real victims of USDA discrimination…

July 24, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack was direct, forceful and blunt when he said that the USDA does not tolerate racial discrimination. This was Vilsack’s widely circulated public explanation for firing Shirley Sherrod. There are two problems with this. One, the world now knows that Sherrod did not do or say anything to merit being […]

Blacks find breaking up is hard to do with incumbents…

July 24, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) “Politicians are like diapers. They both need changing regularly and for the same reason.” – Unknown The above quote is a favorite that has infiltrated Facebook status updates and blogs around the Internet with increasing regularity. It also illustrates why one of the most powerful themes shaping this election year is anti-incumbency. The […]

80 Oakland cops become casualty of crippled economy…

July 18, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Just imagine walking through your front door after a long day’s work and your house has been ransacked and your valuables gone. You call the police to report the crime but no one shows up. You call again hours later and they tell you that your call has been logged and that a […]

Echoes of Dred Scott in the Oscar Grant verdict…

July 18, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) “It is difficult at this day to realize the state of public opinion in regard to that unfortunate race which prevailed in the civilized and enlightened portions of the world at the time of the Declaration of Independence, and when the Constitution of the United States was framed and adopted; but the public […]

Is a Black Political Party Obsolete?

July 9, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Reacting to Andrew Cuomo’s all-white political ticket in New York, a Brooklyn councilman has called for a black-led organization. That’s so 1960s… Trying to be a better son, I’m attempting to call my mother more regularly. And I couldn’t believe the doozy she laid on me during a recent conversation: Her Brooklyn church […]

Justice denied in Oscar Grant shooting trial…

July 9, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Yesterday, Johannes Mehserle–the former Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officer charged with the New Year’s Day shooting of 22-year old, unarmed Oscar Grant–was convicted of involuntary manslaughter. The conviction carries a maximum sentence of four years, however, the additional guilty gun charge may enhance the sentence by as much as four more […]

The NBA’s Summer of Stupidity…

July 7, 2010 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) LeBron James will get paid what he deserves, but a lot of teams will end up spending too much on free agents who won’t help them win titles… We’re witnessing one of the most ballyhooed off-seasons in pro-sports history. Often referred to as “the Summer of LeBron,” this NBA off-season will feature competitive […]

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