As I See It

Thru the Lens of Someone Other than Yourself

By Hakim Abdul-Ali It’s been a tragic but ever-so-revolting last couple of weeks in the USA in so many unfathomable norms of ordinary understandings. And after the horrific killing of George Floyd on May 25, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the world-at-large has voiced its mighty and resounding distaste about this murder in almost unimaginable expressions of…

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The Truth is No Longer Color Blind

By Hakim Abdul-Ali      The truth that racism in America is exposed and is as pronounced as it was in Alan Paton’s 1948 novel, “Cry the Beloved Country,” is nothing new to someone who isn’t color blind about recognizing American racism for what it is and has always been. The dastardly “his-storical” truth is…

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America’s Cataclysmic Racial Realities

By Hakim Abdul-Ali “I can’t breathe” are now iconic words that forever will stick in the minds and hearts of the ever-watchful world. Those infamous words came from an Afro-American named George Floyd, 46, a man who was killed in the Powderhorn community of Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 25, 2020, while in police custody. One…

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A New World Order Taking Place

By Hakim Abdul-Ali I was recently listening in a gas station to two very pessimistic men talking about what’s presently going on in the world-at-large. As I stood behind them in line at the cashier’s counter, and in hearing more of their informal and unpretentious bantering, I felt ironically that they seemed to be completely…

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Thinking About The Present Times

By Hakim Abdul-Ali As you read this, I’d like you to consider the spiritual fact about how bless you and I are to be alive in this phase of existence so far, especially, considering what’s going on. I hope you are not taking that for granted because the living experience thus far is becoming quite…

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Silent Reflections on a Spring Day

By Hakim Abdul-Ali Today is one of those days where I’m silently “vibing” on simple realities signifying that I’m seeking peace and greater understanding of what the Most High Alone is presently revealing to me. I’m alone and very isolated while thinking about the quietness of this springtime power moment, and it’s truly an awesome…

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We’re All Standing in the Need of Prayer

By Hakim Abdul-Ali In my view, everyday is a day of celebration because it represents a reflective spiritual occasion because, during these times of personal struggles and massive uncertainties, we all have so much to be thankful for. The living process is becoming more chaotic with each passing moment. I was thinking about what I…

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Understanding Love at All Levels

By Hakim Abdul-Ali These are still some very difficult times that the entire world-at-large is facing due to the dreaded coronavirus. Unless you’ve been on a spaceship to nowhere in particular in the last six months, you know undoubtedly what I’m referring to. In today’s message, I’m going to delve into a feeling and an…

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Recognizing the Viruses of Self-Hatreds

By Hakim Abdul-Ali A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column entitled “Never Hate Yourself” which drew a lot of very positive looks from the loyal readership of this newspaper. And while in a local supermarket recently, a lady of color, who read that column, approached me and asked me to write a little…

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