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2016: We Must Be At Our Best When Things Get Bad.

December 19, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I desperately called on my dear mother. Across the chasm of her death nearly 20 years ago, she reminded me of what she said to me and to her many children nearly sixty years ago. I felt her spirit moving within me. I was strengthened. Now, I can go on. I will share with […]

Power to Power! GOP Backer Bob Johnson on our path forward.

December 19, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) One post-election highlight for me was the meeting between Donald Trump and Bob Johnson. Billionaire to billionaire, Democrat to Republican, Black to White, businessman to businessman, capitalist to capitalist, meeting on a relatively even playing field to discuss some of the “what now issues” was intriguing to say the least. After the meeting, Mr. […]

Why Are African-Americans Still in the Dark When It Comes to HIV Prevention?

December 19, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) With new infection rates and AIDS-related deaths on a decline globally, it seems we are finally gaining ground in the fight to end the epidemic. However, an alarming world trend in new HIV infections suggests that Black people have been left by the wayside. In an open letter to the Centers for Disease Control […]

Americans, Are Average At Best.

December 19, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) In the United States of America, we love to bask in the glory of our “exceptionalism.” We are great; we are wonderful; we dominate the world. Scholars who study “us” say that our exceptionalism is rooted in the fact that we have offered leadership in international affairs. We have committed more resources than other […]

All You Need To Know About Your Brand For 2017.

December 19, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) If you’re representing a cause worth fighting for, or have a business idea that is worth buying into, you need to start getting yourself noticed. Charging forward by yourself is a valiant effort, but without followers, supporters, or customers, it’s going to be a lonely and inefficient effort. If you’re looking to get heard […]

Unexpected Ways Chronic Illness Can Impact Life.

December 19, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The definition of a chronic illness is one that has been continuing for more than six months. It does not mean the illness is going to result in death – that would be a terminal illness – but is instead going to continue to impair the sufferer’s life. It is impossible to name all […]

Baseball, and Yes even Politics: PUT AN ASTERISK ON IT!

December 19, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) By no stretch of the imagination am I a big baseball fan. Unlike many Americans, I’ll only watch a game under special circumstances.  I rarely visit the ballpark.  I am not glued in front of the television watching the endless stream of games broadcast during the summer.  I am, however, a student of […]

Is President Obama threatening Russia to salvage his ego?

December 19, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential bid has left the Democratic Party in turmoil. Now, many acknowledge that Barack Obama’s aggressive far left agenda played a major role in Hillary’s loss. Meanwhile, President-elect Donald Trump has done more to inspire confidence in America in the past few weeks than Obama has done in the past […]

Weigh Up The Pros And Cons Before Starting A Home Business!

December 16, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Home businesses continue to become more common. Many startups start purely from someone’s house or garage. What’s more, even some established companies have turned to remote operation. With new business technology, there aren’t many tasks you can’t handle through the internet. Startup founders and small business owners have a decision to weigh up. Should […]

What Is Trichotillomania?

December 15, 2016 by  
Filed under Health, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Hair has historically always been a contentious issue of beauty and self-identity. From the covering of hair for religious reasons, to the expression of rebellion through the hairstyles of the youth, to the infamous ‘pencil test’ despicably used all those years ago, by the Apartheid regime in South Africa to inform racial categorization. Hair […]

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