Thursday, June 30, 2022


Hey Will Smith, Two Words: Dwight Clark.

April 12, 2022 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) “Almost everybody wants to be a hero.  … Do the thing so improbable, so mind-blowing, that you’ll never be forgotten.”    – From Hero in the Zone: Dwight Clark During my 10th-grade year, 1974-75, Dwight Clark was one of the most noticeable 12th graders to walk the halls of Garinger High School in Charlotte, […]

The Embarrassment In Chief.

March 28, 2022 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Genuine leaders never have to draw attention to how good their quality of leadership is. Likewise terrible leaders almost always have crutches they lean on to hoist themselves upon to look like they’re  leading. This weekend was a case study in both. After ending the somewhat mystical trip *President Biden made to NATO […]

Honor the Past, Celebrate the Present.

February 24, 2022 by  
Filed under Education, Money/Business, News, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Just over 100 years ago, the Greenwood District – a 40-square-block area of Tulsa, Oklahoma – was the thriving epitome of American economic and entrepreneurial activity, leveraging the success of Oklahoma’s oil boom. What made the Greenwood District different is that it was home to Black-owned restaurants, hotels, insurance companies, professional offices, dance […]

Mayor Eric Adams is Half Right.

February 22, 2022 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) It is usually Republicans who blast the media for what they consider biased or unfair coverage of their policies, but increasingly we are hearing Democrats engaging in the same behavior, apparently frustrated their agenda is not being embraced by some of their fellow Democrats and the public. Last week, New York City Mayor […]

Coach Flores’ Lawsuit Presents NFL With “Opportunity To Engage In Substantive Change”.

February 21, 2022 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com)  “More than half the players in the NFL are Black, and most coaches have played the game at some level. That would seem to be the perfect recipe for Black coaches to find success. But most NFL owners have been white men, and they have seldom been willing to let African Americans or […]

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