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The GOP Hit on Holder is a Hit on Obama…

December 11, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Even before President Obama publicly announced that he would tap Eric Holder for Attorney General, he knew Holder would be a tough sell job. So he quietly asked key Senate Republicans whether they would go to war to block his confirmation. The GOP response was at best a tepid, and a far from […]

Black Artist Uses International Experiences To Create “Ole Skool Ebony Art”…

December 11, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Timothy “Tim” Giles grew up in Suffolk, Virginia where he chose to illustrate many of his life experiences through his art. Tim’s mother was his role model who always provided the best love, guidance and direction that any single parent household would want. His mother stressed two things to him when growing up; […]

6th Annual Ford Black College Quiz Game Show…

December 11, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) On Wednesday, the 6th Annual Ford Black College Quiz Game Show brought together some of our nation’s brightest minds for two days of fun and competition on the illustrious campus of Washington D.C.’s Howard University. Hosted by actor Greg Alan Williams (Necessary Roughness and BET’s The Game), this “Jeopardy-style” televised competition left the […]

Black Student Sparks Controversy With Confederate Flag…

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Tweet (Akiit.com) A black college student who drew complaints for displaying a Confederate flag in his dorm room window said he sees the banner as a symbol of Southern pride and not racism. The 19-year-old student at the University of South Carolina Beaufort took the flag down at the university’s request, but he said he’s […]

PosMicro – POS Hardware, etc…

December 11, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I do need a new pc, and that POS Hardware is a must have also… Glad to see New software hitting the market on a regular basis… With that my blackberry is old… Time to upgrade or move on to Apple… Can’t believe I’m saying that, but I would like to surf the […]

Got Briefcases – Leather Briefcases, etc…

December 11, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Nice shows on tv tonight as it’s nice to see the reality gradually fade away… I’m through with that type of stuff… Love that sitcoms are making a coming as american views want quality shows once again… Well those leather briefcases stand out, and will get one for a friend… More of us […]

Soul Singer Howard Tate Dies at 72…

December 9, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Soul singer Howard Tate has died in his New Jersey apartment a decade after a career resurrection that followed years of tragedy and obscurity. A spokesman for the Burlington County medical examiner says Tate was 72 when he died Friday in Burlington City. Tate was born in Macon, Ga., and grew up in […]

“What It Takes” E-Mentoring Program…

December 9, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Getting to the top takes hard work and dedication. Trying to pass that commitment down to inner-city kids can be a challenge at times, but the What It Takes Foundation believes it has a social media forum that may get through to them. Through a grant from the John S. and James L. […]

NAACP Blast Voting Laws…

December 9, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The NAACP has been collecting information about early voting advocacy by black churches in Florida, hoping to convince the Justice Department to strike down a slew of new state voting laws it claims are intended to thwart growing minority participation at the polls ahead of next year’s presidential election. In a report released […]

TV News Reporter Launches “Bake Away Hunger” Initiative…

December 9, 2011 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) In addition to his ongoing career in TV news, Peter Thorne is taking on a new title: African-American Social Entrepreneur. The longtime NYC TV journalist announces the launch of Momma B Bakery (MBBE LLC), a black-family owned and operated gourmet bakery company that was conceived with a simple goal in mind: “Do Good […]

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