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Lupita Nyongo, Sisterhood & Bougie Liberation,

November 24, 2015 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The arts present opportunities for us to be deeply uncomfortable and yet totally safe. And for me they have become a space for radical transformation. Most recently I was reminded of this during Lupita Nyongo’s performance in Eclipsed, a story of the women of the Liberian civil war, at the Public Theater. The […]

The High Cost of Avoiding Conflict.

November 24, 2015 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Conflict is necessary for growth, but we often avoid it. Sometimes it’s because we feel emotionally insecure when we think about contradicting someone we care about or bringing up a topic that might make them defensive. Yet we might be overestimating the risk of their responding with anger, hurt or resistance to what […]

Ebony Magazine – Honorees on the 30th Annual Power 100 List.

November 23, 2015 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) EBONY® Magazine today released its 70th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Cover. The cover of the December/January issue boldly urges its readers to “Stand For Something”.  With a central focus on advocacy, audacity and the arts, the double issue also rolls out the 2015 Power 100 List, with a header that reads “Power (100) To […]

Paris: Stop the Bleeding.

November 23, 2015 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) There was a painful irony when France’s immediate response to the terrorist attacks in Paris was to close the borders. If they had closed the borders decades ago, they might have avoided this attack. Someone once said that the First World War was the most stupid thing that European nations ever did. Countries […]

21 Years Later: Rwandan Cowards Still Live In Fear Of Paul Kagame.

November 21, 2015 by  
Filed under Africa, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) RWANDA. PRINCIPLES DO NOT ALWAYS WORK : HABYARIMANA’S BIGGEST MISTAKE. Prior to the arrival of Europeans, Rwanda was a feudal kingdom ruled by a Tutsi minority over a Hutu majority. Following the Berlin Conference of 1885 Rwanda came under the suzerainty of Germany which was, itself, replaced as colonial overlord following WW1, by […]

TV/Radio/Internet; Dearth of Black media ownership.

November 19, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) In war, one of the first things the enemy does is destroy his adversary’s ability to communicate within its ranks. Chaos likely ensues if a fighting force cannot communicate internally. Individual soldiers end up doing their own thing, left to their own devices; they make decisions based on their individual situations and in […]

Fitness; How To Pick The Right Personal Trainer.

November 19, 2015 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) With social media taking over, more and more self-proclaimed personal trainers are popping up out of nowhere. Someone loses 5 lbs on their own and all of a sudden they are capable of being the next Gunnar Peterson or Jillian Michaels. Don’t get sucked into the hype. Searching for a great personal trainer […]

Five Easy Tips For Healthier Lungs.

November 19, 2015 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) You breathe without thinking, so it’s easy to take your lungs for granted. You depend on your lungs, but do you know how to care for them? Most lung care advice begins and ends with “don’t smoke, or quit if you do.” With smoking on the decline, you may think there’s nothing more […]

Shaking Hands With The Devil: What Is The Future Of Paul Kagame’s Friends.

November 19, 2015 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I was born in Rwanda but raised in exile as many Rwandan youths from my generation. We grew up hearing stories of how Paul Kagame used the likes of PASTEUR BIZIMUNGU and FAUSTIN TWAGIRAMUNGU(both being Highly Educated and Respected Hutu Intellectuals) to achieve his goal which is evidently none other than turning Rwanda […]

Why the Republican brand is broken.

November 19, 2015 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It’s time for Republicans to wake up to the reality that our brand is broken and that it has lost its Lincoln luster. On Friday, The Washington Post reported that some in the GOP establishment are toying with the idea of drafting Mitt Romney, despite the former governor having been roundly beaten in 2012 […]

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