Monthly Archives: April 2017

This New Black Music Is Terrible Awful Trash

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem African Americans have been saying that the new black music is terrible for over a century. I was born … Continue reading

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Assassinations and Consequences and Questions — Lincoln and Lumumba and Others

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States of America, was assassinated on April 14, 1865. Patrice Lumumba, first … Continue reading

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Ramadan 1438 A.H. (May-June 2017)

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem Ramadan, the ninth month of the lunar calendar, is the month of daily fasting from dawn until sunset for … Continue reading

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The SMD Mirror

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem *LANGUAGE* (Some readers may find language used in this essay unacceptable.) Thoughts travel. A favorite saying of my mentor … Continue reading

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The Rule of Five — draft/notes for a proposal for action — 001

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem I first wrote the draft for this idea in December 2007, and have been procrastinating since then. In all … Continue reading

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The Rule of Five — draft/notes for a proposal for action — 002

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem I haven’t been able to finalize this idea into some coherent form. Ideally, I would have some conversations (face-to-face … Continue reading

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