Category Archives: Autobiography

A Remarkable Person

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem Today is his birthday, and I want to thank him for being born and coming into my life. He … 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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NIGNA Defined (with Biographical Explanation)

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem 19 Jumaada-al-Aakhirah 1438 March 18, 2017 finally they’ve come out and called themselves the New Islamic Ghetto Negroes Associated … Continue reading

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The Good Boy

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem When I was six years old, my mother started asking me to help her with her bra and her … Continue reading

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Notes on My Family 20170111

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem My earliest memory in life is from when I was three. Four of us — Mom, Dad, my five-year-old … Continue reading

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NIGNA

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem finally they’ve come out and called themselves the New Islamic Ghetto Negroes Associated (NIGNA) with the motto “Ain’t No … Continue reading

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On Strategy

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem I was a student of strategy before I knew what strategy was. Growing up in Harlem meant knowing not … Continue reading

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Ancestors and Cousins 002

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem Cousins This is a continuation of Ancestors and Cousins. I have many cousins in the United States, of course, … Continue reading

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Ancestors and Cousins

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem Moses Towe Jr. was my mother’s father. He would not allow smoking, drinking, gambling, or dancing in his house. … Continue reading

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Where Do You Live?

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem My mind is wandering. I had begun to write something completely different, but as I thought of an old … Continue reading

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