Friday, January 21, 2022


Thy Troll Named #AllLivesMatter.

December 4, 2015 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) “The plea is a very simple one: look at it”- James Baldwin If you are a regular Twitter user, you’re familiar with the term “troll”. On the playful side, people within the same social community troll others or each other as a joke (example: a celebrity makes a funny face, and they become […]

Ol Christmas Gifts.

December 4, 2015 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) People who want to buy Christmas gifts, without having to confront the crowds at the local shopping mall (or shopping maul) can take a load off their feet by buying books or movies on the Internet, while sitting in the comfort of their own homes. In addition to old standbys like gorgeous coffee […]

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 […]

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