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Strategy 001

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem Preliminary notes on sources: The forces of the corporate oligarchy are at war with the common people of America … Continue reading

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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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Strategy, Symphonic Music, and the OODA Loop

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem (If you have problems understanding this blog post, it is probably because I am constantly studying and learning — … Continue reading

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Strategy 000

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem Preliminary notes on sources: The forces of white supremacy (European domination of the world) are at war with African … 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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Beethoven’s 3rd — Please Make It Stop

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem During the first movement of the first performance of Beethoven’s third symphony (April 7, 1805), it is reported that … Continue reading

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serious music being human

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem if there is no pain in your music it is not serious music if there is no fear in … Continue reading

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African American — Golliwog or Moor?

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem “Golliwogg’s Cakewalk” is a piano piece by Claude Debussy, the last item in his Children’s Corner Suite. (Performance by … Continue reading

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Offering Myself

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem Allah has blessed us. Not just me, but each and every one of us. وَأَمَّا بِنِعْمَةِ رَبِّكَ فَحَدِّثْ wa-ammaa … Continue reading

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Walk Together

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate Creator of the Heavens and the Earth Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem   Walk together children, Don’t you get weary, Walk together children, Don’t you get weary, Oh, walk together children, … Continue reading

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