Anglo-Saxon Britain and African America

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate
Creator of the Heavens and the Earth

Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem

The word “England” means “the land of the Angles”. The Angles and the Saxons were two Germanic tribes that conquered the Britons fifteen centuries ago, taking both their land and their name. The original Britons were a people related to the ancestors of today’s Scots and Irish. The Anglo-Saxon conquerors drove them into what is now Wales and across that arm of the sea now called the English Channel (by the English) into that northwest peninsula of France which became known as Brittany. Today’s Anglo-Saxons call themselves both English and British.

Having conquered the land, they established several small kingdoms, three of which were named after the Saxons. “Essex” was the name of an eastern kingdom of Saxons. “Sussex” was the name of a southern kingdom of Saxons. And “Wessex” was the name of a western kingdom of Saxons. These place-names remain in England, and have been copied overseas in the American lands denuded of their original populations and settled and conquered by later descendants of the Anglo-Saxons who had previously settled and conquered the land of the original Britons. A family tradition – with extermination added to the menu.

The original Angles and Saxons (and Jutes, another Germanic tribe who included themselves in the conquest) were not a large population.

What is impressive is that bands of ignorant and illiterate Anglo-Saxons were able to defeat the nation of Britons who had been elevated – I hesitate to say “civilized” – by their Roman overlords and had managed to rise up against the Romans and drive them out. When I read about this, it occurred to me that a huge population of African people who had been brought to lands occupied, conquered and ruled by Anglo-Saxons could wrest, by one means or another, the government of this land– by virtue of superior intellect, morality, and ability – from these same Anglo-Saxons who so casually and inappropriately assume their own superiority and entitlement to land and wealth which they have stolen from others.

Considering how these Anglo-Saxons, and the European cohorts who have joined them in this American enterprise have mercilessly exploited and abused the African population brought here against our will, and debased, and showing no evidence of remorse or repentance, we – now considering ourselves African Americans – have good cause, necessary reason, and God-given ability to prepare ourselves to govern this nation. Not to take over, as conquerors or oppressors, nor to initiate violence, but to establish justice and competent government. We need to demonstrate the establishment of competent and decent government wherein the current administrators have demonstrated – over the decades, generations, and centuries – incompetence and indecency. This is a monumental task.

Gird up your loins.

 

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The Rule of Five — notes for a proposal for action — 002, revised

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate
Creator of the Heavens and the Earth

Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem

(7/15/2017) I began developing this idea long before a Trump presidency was even conceivable. Now that it is a reality, the timescale seems wholly inadequate. We may have a full-scale evangelical theocracy within two years. If you ignore me, coming to me when it’s too late does not give me magical powers! If we act now, the time is already short — and getting shorter. For those of you in comfortable connubial denial, I envy your blessings of mates and children, but your half-empty glass will not save you from disaster in this life and hellfire in the next. Talk to me, work with me — that’s all I ask. I’m trying my best, and I know I’m not perfect.


I haven’t been able to finalize this idea into some coherent form. Ideally, I would have some conversations (face-to-face is best, by phone is also helpful, and Facebook might also be nice) and get some valuable insight, critiques, and suggestions.

The Rule of Five is a proposal for action. We African American Muslims must prepare ourselves to govern this society. We live here, and it is being badly governed. Other strategies to improve the situation have either been inadequate or have failed. This is a new strategy.

الرجال قوامون على النساء

(Ar-rijaalu qawwaamoona `ala-n-nisaa’)

“The men are the maintainers of the women ….”
(al-Qur’aan Soorat-an-Nisaa’: 34)

Five African American Muslim men form a group. This group meets regularly, at least once a week for three hours. They perform salaah together. They recite the Qur’an. They talk and get to know each other.

In addition to these regular meetings, the group also engages in other activities together. Possible activities include: going places together; playing games and sports; doing calisthenics and going for walks; having meals together; listening to music together; going on trips or retreats, sleepovers, camping, fishing, or canoeing; developing some sort of minor business.  In the course of doing these things, they earn each other’s trust and confidence.

Prophet Muhammad — “rasool-Allah” (messenger of Allah).

Groups of five African American Muslim men.

Preparation for governing.

This is a university / a study-group.

Start with one group of five (there are five pillars of Islam and five daily salawaat).

Work together for two years (hijri calendar, preferably).

Reading/reciting Qur’an within two years (absolute requirement, jihaad, focus).

Qur’an is mostly addressed to the men.

Men and women have different responsibilities.

Perform at least one salaah together, each time they meet.

Various activities:

  • Get to know each other — talk at least three (consecutive) hours a week; go places and do things together; play games and sports; get exercise (walking, calisthenics, etc.); have meals together; go on trips, sleepovers, retreats, camping, fishing, canoeing, etc.; have some sort of minor business; earn each others trust and confidence.
  • Beethoven’s fifth: part of sharing music together; most famous symphony; become familiar with 1st mvt. (which recordings repeat the exposition?); learning to actually listen to and hear music, other than just for entertainment; beethoven’s fifth in wwii (“v for victory”; “v” = 5 in roman numerals; the opening theme, dot-dot-dot-dash is “v” in morse code); he worked on it for five years; first performed in a concert that lasted almost five hours.
  • Study, read books, watch historical and scientific videos; go to museums and other educational venues and presentations.

Do not form cliques or become a clique.

The founder of each group of five should be the leader, but not a boss; should be a facilitator.

At least one or more of the five should have a wife (and, hopefully, children).

Do not exclude anyone based on sexuality; no couples or sexual activity or sexual involvement within the group.

Take the project seriously; beware of sabotage (internally or externally); focus on the primary mission (the qur’an).

After two years, first group of five splits up (perhaps with a transition ceremony); each member recruits four others, forming five new groups of five and beginning the process again.

Every two years, repeat this process.

After four years, 25 men should have completed this process; after six years, 125 men should have completed this process; and so forth as follows (but, of course, human affairs are never so mathematical, so don’t stress out about it):

  • Eight years — 625 men
  • Ten years — 3,125 men
  • Twelve years — 15,625 men

This must be a face-to-face process; electronic intermediation should be actively avoided; telephone calls, emails and other forms of electronic communication for brief exchange of practical information; documentation should be kept in written form (“hard copies”); be especially cautious of social media.

Our sisters, our wives, our women — hopefully — will actively encourage and assist this process; and our children should also be involved, to the extent reasonably possible.

(If a wife complains, understandably, that she doesn’t see enough of her husband already, we need to understand that it is corporate slavery that is taking her husband away and that this process is vastly more important, comparable to a war, and that the sacrifice is similarly necessary; and the husband needs to realize that his wife needs his attention, even when he is tired.)

Also hopefully, it should never be necessary for the meetings to be secret.

We must study history and the arts and sciences of government — every one of us, not just a few. We must get together in small groups — i call it the rule of five, because it was once made illegal for as many as five of the enslaved to get together (for obvious reasons). Five is a good number, not too small, not too large. Get to know each other. Spend hours, every week, talking and listening, going places, doing things. Be serious of purpose, be honest and sincere, be sensitive and compassionate, be willing to gently correct or disagree with each other, recognize the limitations of time and of other resources, and affirm each other. Don’t be a clique, a rigid exclusive group set off from others, and imagining yourselves to be superior. There’s more, much more, i could suggest, but that would be a start — the rule of five.

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demons of extermination — a realization

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate
Creator of the Heavens and the Earth

Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem

those who vote for Trump
need to be reminded that
no matter who dominates
the House, the Senate,
the Presidency, the Court,
they will still be living with
tens of millions of African Americans
tens of millions of Hispanics
millions of Muslims
millions of Jews
and tens of millions of LGBT people

and the rich who
turned them against
everyone else
will be richer
and they
will be poorer

BUT

they don’t care

we who do not remember the past
are doomed to repeat it

we who see and hear the obvious
find ourselves unable to act

effectively

we demonstrate and protest
we cry out desperately

but fail to realize
that we have reached a point

when

in the course of human events
we must act

collectively

this is not a constitutional crisis
it is an existential crisis

we must act
proactively

form a
PEOPLE’S NATIONAL CONGRESS
from the fifty states

so that

every consequence of 11/9/2016
will be undone

1 Rabee`al-Awwal 1440
November 9, 2018

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those who vote for Trump

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate
Creator of the Heavens and the Earth

Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem

those who vote for Trump
need to be reminded that
no matter who dominates
the House, the Senate,
the Presidency, the Court,
they will still be living with
tens of millions of African Americans
tens of millions of Hispanics
millions of Muslims
millions of Jews
and tens of millions of LGBT people

and the rich who
turned them against
everyone else
will be richer
and they
will be poorer

just sayin’

26 Safar 1440
November 4, 2018

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beloved

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate
Creator of the Heavens and the Earth

Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem

i love you so much
you get on my damn nerves

every
damn
nerve

that’s how much i love you

22 Safar 1440
October 31, 2018

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here and now

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate
Creator of the Heavens and the Earth

Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem

physical presence

face-to-face

hand-to-hand

heart-to-heart

healing presence

22 Safar 1440
October 31, 2018

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the marriage

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate
Creator of the Heavens and the Earth

Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem

don’t ever
put this stuff
in my food
if you want to live

are you threatening me

yes

i want a divorce

ok

20 Safar 1440
October 29, 2018

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no change of subject

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate
Creator of the Heavens and the Earth

Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem

i’m talking about the creator
and i start talking about the galaxies
and the vastness of the cosmos

they say i’m changing the subject

* * * * *

where it says

in the beginning god created
the heavens and the earth

that’s everything

* * * * *

how can there be a change of subject

18 Safar 1440
October 27, 2018

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secular disrobed

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate
Creator of the Heavens and the Earth

Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem

secular government is
government by phallus

we are the buyer
or we are the bought

owned by the phallus
of power

we are penetrator
or we are penetrated

owned by the phallus
of power

in secular society
our lives are governed
by the sacred phallus

by which

we are owner
or owned

penetrator
or penetrated

under the obligate pretense
that there is no god

 18 Safar 1440
October 27, 2018

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secular isn’t

In the Spirit of the Gracious and Compassionate
Creator of the Heavens and the Earth

Lester A. Knibbs aka Doctor Hakeem

our little home
which we call
earth

is a trillionth
of a trillionth
of a trillionth
of a trillionth
of a trillionth
of the cosmos

more or less

* * * * *

we look up from
our little home
which we call
earth

with eyes and
telescopes

and see the
higher realm
from which

which way is up
we see with
better instruments

the highest realm
the chosen abode
of the creator

for real

* * * * *

being tiny
self-important creatures
on our little home
which we call
earth

suspended between the
inconceivably vast and
inconceivably microscopic
creations

all is sacred
and secular isn’t

18 Safar 1440
October 27, 2018

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