Saturday, December 3, 2022


News Media Giant CNN Should Shut up About ‘Misinformation’.

February 28, 2021 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Brian Stelter and Oliver Darcy, CNN‘s in-house cheerleaders for censoring or squelching conservative media outlets, celebrated a letter in which Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee pressed TV providers to punish right-wing spreaders of so-called “misinformation.” California Reps. Anna Eshoo and Jerry McNerney asked, “What moral or ethical principles (including those […]

Let’s Talk About The Vaccine. (Covid-19)

February 25, 2021 by  
Filed under Health, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) There is much discussion among African Americans, especially those under the age of 60, on whether or not they should get vaccinated for COVID-19. Whether you’re in the barbershop, beauty shop or casually talking to a friend or family member on the phone, the question always seems to come up, “Are you going […]

African-American Inventors Are Often Overlooked In American History.

February 25, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Each year, Black History Month allows us to reflect on so many great Black Americans who’ve contributed to the success of our nation. We reflect on the contributions of many well-known and not so well-known Black Americans. As we come to the end of another Black History Month, it’s critical that we draw […]

Film Review; Locked Down.

February 23, 2021 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) It may be 2021’s first viable COVID-themed movie. Hopefully it’s not the best audiences can expect. Anyone who has been locked down, pent up, frustrated and emotionally frayed will relate. Life with the virus has been hard and the light at the end of the tunnel is tiny. And so, British screenwriter Steven […]

A Frozen State (Texas) and the Perils of Denial.

February 23, 2021 by  
Filed under Health, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) In an era of global climate change, Texas has retained an unshakable allegiance to fossil fuel production and use. It brings to mind the joke about the man who tells his psychiatrist that his brother thinks he’s a chicken. The psychiatrist asks why the family hasn’t gotten him help. “We need the eggs,” […]

How To Use Your Phone To Boost Your Productivity.

February 23, 2021 by  
Filed under Money/Business, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) According to research, the number of smartphone users worldwide is estimated to reach 3.8 billion this year. And this is not surprising because technology has rapidly crept into our systems, and phones in particular have become something many people cannot do without. Fortunately, of all the things your phone can do, one of […]

Fact-checkers are crushing on President Joe Biden.

February 22, 2021 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Appearing at a friendly CNN town hall event this week, President Joe Biden dropped a string of untruths on issues both large and small. One of the president’s most egregious falsehoods was the claim that “we didn’t have (the vaccine) when we came into office.” The first shot was administered back on Dec. […]

Donald Trump’s Choice — President or Kingmaker?

February 22, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) After breaking his month of silence, President Trump was asked on a Newsmax phone interview whether he will run again in 2024. His message was classic Trump. “I won’t say yet, bet we have tremendous support.” It’s clear that there will be no formal announcement in the foreseeable future. Yet many polls suggest that Trump’s […]

Film Review; The United States vs. Billie Holiday.

February 21, 2021 by  
Filed under Entertainment, Music, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) It’s a major showcase. Viewers can watch the brilliant musical talent Andra Day take center stage as she crosses over into the world of film acting. With the bright lights on her, she summons up an astonishing, all-in, Oscar-caliber portrayal of Billie Holiday. A feat achieved by Diana Ross five decades ago. Same […]

Mayor Bill De Blasio’s Attack on the American Dream.

February 21, 2021 by  
Filed under Education, Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Late last month, in a fit of woke rebellion, the New York City Department of Education’s Panel for Education Policy (PEP), voted down the contract for the city’s gifted and talented (G&T) test. The test is given every year to students entering Kindergarten to third grade who are interested in enrolling in a […]

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