Monday, December 5, 2022


Nooses, Lynching, And Racial Intimidation Still.

October 31, 2019 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Are the use of nooses as symbols of intimidation rising in the workplace? Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) data says that reports of racism and discrimination are on the rise. Their data does not speak to nooses, particularly. Still, it is disturbing to peruse newspaper reports to learn that at purportedly “woke” workplaces […]

Black Women Must Rise Up Again!

October 31, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Recently, I was honored to meet Arikana Chihombori-Quao, Africa Union Ambassador, at the World Conference of Mayors at Tuskegee University. She delivered a masterpiece that those of us in attendance will never forget. The event was led by Mayor Johnny Ford, Founder of the World Conference of Mayors. The ambassador provided a roadmap […]

The Internet: The Good, The Bad, And The Downright Ugly.

October 29, 2019 by  
Filed under Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Since the inception of the internet age in the early 90s, many of us have been glued to a world online ever since.  And that’s fine, to an extent. For the most part, the internet is a good thing. The virtual landscape offers us a wealth of entertainment possibilities. With games to play, […]

Is It Time For A Career Change?

October 25, 2019 by  
Filed under Money/Business, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) A career change is a pretty tempting prospect for everyone from time to time. After all, who doesn’t like the idea of a change every now and then? Of course, for many of us, it never really goes much further than an idea. This can often be for a lot of different reasons, […]

Congressman Elijah Cummings – Conscience Of The Congress.

October 24, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), AFSCME President Lee Saunders, and Democratic activist and pastor Leah Daughtry took to the stage to have a conversation about politics, voting, and political courage.  Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) was scheduled to attend the Spirit of Democracy awards dinner, hosted by the National Coalition for Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) on […]

Film Review; Black and Blue.

October 24, 2019 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Black and Blue, a very modern dirty cop movie, is blessed with a tough-as-nails protagonist, set in a town where locals don’t trust police and told in short succinct scenes that have a steady rhythm. B&B doesn’t have the pedigree of a Sidney Lumet crime drama (Prince of the City), the blistering sadistic peril of an Antoine […]

The Democratic Debate: 10 Questions Left on the Cutting Room Floor.

October 24, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) The New York Times and CNN co-sponsored the recent Democratic presidential debate. The New York Times has not endorsed a Republican for president since 1956. Prior to the Mueller report, the influential paper published story after story about alleged Russian collusion with the Trump presidential campaign. Project Veritas, the investigative reporting outfit that […]

Hypocrites and Liars: The Democrats’ History With The Word ‘Lynching’.

October 24, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Anyone really believe the pearl-clutching class was actually upset about President Trump comparing the secret impeachment inquiry into him to a lynching? Democrats could barely catch their breath as they expressed their outrage over the tweet, and self-promoting TV conservatives fell right in line. What some people will do to maintain contracts that […]

The Fraud Mitt Romney.

October 22, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I want my vote back, Mitt. Give me back my vote. In 2012, I voted for this insufferable establishment icon, this inept goof who the Democrats wish every Republican would emulate. Some nights, I wake up sweating and screaming when I relive it in my nightmares. I should have taken my ballot, lit […]

Our ‘Proud’ Veterans Need Health Care Innovation – Not More Soundbite.

October 22, 2019 by  
Filed under Health, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) In this week’s Democratic debate, presidential contenders sparred about nearly every recent news headline, focusing on rhetoric while stopping short of diving into specific policy solutions. We now know about their surprising friendships, but still, lack insight into how they would handle the issues that millions of Americans discuss at kitchen tables across […]

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