Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Educational Inequality Affecting Black Americans – News One Leads Media Industry in Answering Call.

Tweet (Akiit.com) News One, a Radio One, Inc. (radio-one.com) digital news outlet for news and information about for and about Blacks operated by Interactive One (interactiveone.com), launches news division dedicated to coverage of educational news and policy affecting Black America. Division created in tangent with the documentary “Saving Tomorrow, Today: The Curriculum of New America” (savingtomorrowtoday.com) presented by […]

The Torch: Motherwit, Guideposts and Stories to Purposeful Womanhood.

August 9, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Respected educator Suzanne M. Henderson, Ph.D., has announced a groundbreaking project highlighted by the launch of her new book, “The Torch: Motherwit, Guideposts and Stories to Purposeful Womanhood.” This book seeks to derail and debunk the ideology that a young woman’s value and purpose is only linked to over sexualized, inappropriate, and materialistic […]

Book Release; The Blessing of Movement “Jim Crow Era”.

July 19, 2016 by  
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Tweet Being an insecure, chubby teenager in the Jim Crow south may have been a challenge, but growing up as that same teen might be far more difficult in today’s world.  In my book, The Blessing of Movement, I chronicle the story of my sister, Sandra and how her actions impacted our family, and my […]

NAACP to Host 107th Annual Convention in Cincinnati, OH.

June 22, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Press Releases, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) As the nation prepares for the 2016 presidential election this November, the NAACP 107th Annual Convention, held in Cincinnati from July 16-20, will bring together thousands of members and attendees under the theme “Our Lives Matter, Our Votes Count.” The NAACP’s Annual Convention will feature workshops, discussions and speakers highlighting voter education, voter […]

Today’s Entrepreneur – Clark Ulysse – ChuArts LLC.

May 25, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) My spotlight this month will be on Clark Ulysse CEO of ChuArts™ LLC.   The objective is simple, showcase minority entrepreneurs and increase readership and attract diverse advertisers in the areas of banking, equity partners, angels and more. In addition the articles may provide creative solutions to help you find your way out an […]

National Society of Black Engineers Recognizes Excellence with Its 19th Annual NSBE Golden Torch Awards.

April 18, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) has presented its highest annual honors to 18 individuals and organizations. The 19th Annual NSBE Golden Torch Awards ceremony took place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center this past March 26, during NSBE’s 42nd Annual Convention, an event that attracted nearly 12,000 attendees. The NSBE […]

ABA President Paulette Brown: The Voice for Justice.

Tweet (Akiit.com) Change begins with a vision for the future.  Paulette Brown’s vision is to build a more just and inclusive society. Within her role as the President of the American Bar Association (ABA), she has worked to advance this vision with the support of fellow attorneys from across the globe. In partnership with nearly […]

Family Whispers of Love: Cherished Memories with Recipes Soul food uniting family and friends.

March 13, 2016 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Jacklyn Milton narrates her miracles of love and all she has learned through her life as a wife, mother, grandmother, and caterer.  In her new book, she shares many whispers of love, cherished memories, rich family heritage, and recipes for meals that earned her raving accolades. Maya Beecham, a poet, writer, and published author, […]

Press Release: Sailing Into Black History.

December 28, 2015 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Astoria, OR – The port of Astoria on the Columbia River is the home of Black History in the making as Niccolea Miouo Nance prepares to set sail with The Emuna Endeavor. The Oregon-born, Arizona-raised poet and artist has put her creative work on hold to learn seamanship and navigation at Clatsop Community […]

Colorlines.com Unveils Redesigned Website.

November 19, 2015 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Colorlines, the award-winning daily news site published by racial justice organization Race Forward, today announced the redesign of its website, Colorlines.com. Changes include cleaner design, simpler navigation, enhanced search functionality, and more engaging display of multimedia content. Colorlines was an early voice in race news reporting, starting as a quarterly journal in 1989, […]

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