Wednesday, October 5, 2022


The Biggest Corporate Welfare Recipients Ever.

December 21, 2021 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Press Releases

Tweet (Akiit.com) How much do solar, wind and electric vehicle companies get in federal handouts and tax loopholes in President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better bill? Well over $100 billion in taxpayer largesse. If all the tax credits are included, that number could reach half a trillion dollars. No other industry in American history has […]

UNCF and The Steve Fund Announce New Partnership Focused on Addressing HBCU Student Mental Health.

December 7, 2021 by  
Filed under Education, Health, News, Press Releases, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Students at the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and predominantly Black institutions (PBIs) will have greater access to mental health supports and resources as the result of a new partnership between the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and The Steve Fund, both organizations announced today. The ongoing pandemic and heightened racial […]

Racist America Respects The Taliban & Isis More Than African Americans.

November 9, 2021 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Press Releases

Tweet (Akiit.com) Sometimes it is hard for our African American community to read, hear and observed negatives things, stereotypes and comments about our community that may hinder, discredit, belittle, humiliate, demonized and insult us; thus, affecting our ability to function like normal human beings and succeed in a society were we as a people are […]

LA’s Oldest Private Club Reimagines Its Place In The Art World With Artist-In-Residence Lauren Halsey.

December 4, 2018 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News, Press Releases, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Established in 1880, The Los Angeles Athletic Club has been operating out of its building at the corner of 7th and Olive Streets in DTLA since 1912. From its outset, the Club was far more than a gym; it was a place where men and women came together to celebrate theatrics, poetry, and the […]

Dr. Thomas Sowell’s Latest Myth-Buster.

Tweet (Akiit.com) I don’t mind saying that this column represents a grossly understated review of “Discrimination and Disparities,” just published by my longtime friend and colleague Dr. Thomas Sowell. In less than 200 pages, Sowell lays waste to myth after myth not only in the United States but around the globe. One of those myths is […]

HBCU Xavier University rated best college in Louisiana for getting a job.

Tweet (Akiit.com) ZIPPIA RATES XAVIER AS BEST COLLEGE IN LOUISIANA FOR GETTING A JOB. Xavier University of Louisiana is the best college in Louisiana for getting a job. That’s the finding the of Zippia – a new website dedicated to helping recent grads with their career choices – which ranked Xavier number one in Louisiana based […]

HBCU: Xavier University study of a ‘Super Cocktail’ demonstrates significant killing effects of cancer cells without affecting normal cells.

Tweet (Akiit.com) HBCU Xavier University of Louisiana, which sends more African-American students to medical school than any other college in the country, announces groudbreaking cancer research. The latest findings in a study conducted in the Ireland Lab at Xavier University of Louisiana demonstrate that a newly developed ‘super cocktail’ of six phytochemicals can kill BRCA1 mutated […]

PPGJ Receives National Recognition as American Small Business Champion by SCORE.

Tweet (Akiit.com) Local business Planting People, Growing Justice (“PPGJ”) has been chosen as a winner of The 2017 American Small Business Championship hosted by SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, and generously supported by Sam’s Club, a leading U.S. membership club serving small businesses since 1983. The Championship awarded this title […]

NAACP Statement On President Donald Trumps Executive Order To Repeal The Clean Power Plan.

Tweet (Akiit.com) The NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks issued the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s Executive Order to repeal the Clean Power Plan. “The decision by President Donald Trump to rollback the hard fought progress made on clean air and clean energy is extremely disappointing and dangerous. We are now on a dangerous […]

Alexandria Washington crowned Miss Black Florida US Ambassador 2017.

January 4, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Press Releases, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) The Miss Black US Ambassador Scholarship Organization is pleased to announce the crowning of one of our newest state ambassadors. Alexandria Washington was recently named Miss Black Florida US Ambassador. The Miss Black US Ambassador and Miss Black Teen US Ambassador Scholarship Pageant LLC in partnership with the GE Institute Foundation Inc. exists to […]

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