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Donald Trump’s Racism is the Key to Evangelical Support.

March 28, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Religion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) In the many months since the release of the infamous Access Hollywood tapes, Donald Trump’s character has been called in question several times.  He has been accused of sexually assaulting or harassing 19 different women.  He is said to have referred to African nations and Haiti as “sh*thole countries” in a meeting with members of congress.  Most […]

African-Americans; Take the red pill.

March 28, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) In the movie “The Matrix,” swallowing a red pill reveals the truth, while downing a blue pill leaves you trapped in illusion. Today, in the parlance of some political activists, “taking the red pill” means seeing the lies of mainstream media – and learning the truth. “People don’t care to watch CNN anymore: People […]

The Obama’s Leadership Still Matters

March 27, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama did not go into seclusion and act like the rest of the world did not exist or impact them. They have made very important appearances on issues and on occasions that really matter. It was their last message that really shows what they are made of […]

Gun-Control Teen Activists March To DC.

March 27, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Covering the pro-gun control March for Our Lives in Washington, CNN ran a headline that read, “They’re marching through the same streets as Martin Luther King Jr. did – hoping for similar change.” The article then quoted a 16-year-old as saying, “The civil rights movement was started by teenagers.” How can we expect to […]

2018; Bipartisan Energy For HBCUs.

March 27, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) ain’t nothing but the truth.  From the time she was elected to Congress in 2014, she was committed to making a difference.  One of her early acts was the founding of the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus, which she Co-Chairs with Alabama Republican Bradley Byrne.  She has grown the Caucus to […]

African-Americans in the Military: We Must Defend Those Who Defend Us.

March 27, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The military is one of our nation’s most revered and essential institutions, filled with courageous men and women who willingly sacrifice so much for our nation’s greater good. It is a point of pride among African Americans that Black soldiers have served in the military since the American Revolution and the War of 1812 […]

Movie Review; A Wrinkle in Time.

March 27, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The science fiction fantasy novel A Wrinkle in Time, written in 1962 by Madeleine L’Engle, won the prestigious Newbery Medal. The author had a fascination with quantum physics and her novel reflected that interest as it explored themes of good versus evil. Initially, over 20 publishers turned down the book. The author felt that […]

Opioid Crisis in 2018.

March 27, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) “Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in theUS, with 52,404 lethal drug overdoses in 2015. Opioid addiction is driving this epidemic, with 20,101 overdose deaths related to prescription pain relievers, and 12,990 overdose deaths related to heroin in 2015.” https://www.asam.org As the US grapples with an escalating opioid epidemic that is ravaging […]

Young Black Leaders Taking Center Stage.

March 27, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Who would have thought that in less than 15 days, I would have to coordinate and manage 1,000 young, Black student leaders from over 24 cities on 17 buses in the name of gun reform and safety? The reality is, sometimes the work chooses you. I started my new job one day before the […]

President Donald Trump and The GOP Can’t Afford to Ignore Black, Blue-collar Workers.

March 27, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) President Trump was voted into the White House in 2016 on the backs of the so-called, blue-collar workers, who live in the industrial Midwest of the country and a few southern battleground states. These folks reside in states like Wisconsin (Trump +.7), Michigan (Trump + .3), Ohio (Trump + 8.1), Florida (Trump + 1.2), […]

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