Today I invite you to view my video commentary on the issue of Racial Equality - or Inequality - in our country. This video reviews America's dark and divided past, juxtaposed with our still dark and divided present - and the challenges facing us as we struggle to understand one another and heal this great… Continue reading RACE FOR EQUALITY
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THERE IS BLOOD ON THE LAND
THERE IS BLOOD ON THE LAND © Bernard W. Saunders March 10, 2017 Iture/Elmina Ghana Bernard W. Saunders, Editor-in-Chief, LawdyMissClawdy - Life Speaks The days have grown into months, the months into years since two African American women, sisters, Mama Lena Diop and Nzinga Janna were brutally murdered in their homes at Fihankra, sacrificed on… Continue reading THERE IS BLOOD ON THE LAND
“WE SHALL OVERCOME?”
"WE SHALL OVERCOME?" © PJ Hayward New York, 2017 In my youth I was a fierce militant. I was certain that we, the Youth of America, would overthrow our elitist, arrogant and controlling government and that our battle cry of Inclusiveness, Brotherhood and Enough for All, would reign. In those days, while I had great… Continue reading “WE SHALL OVERCOME?”
A MESSAGE TO THE BROTHERS
In looking through some old notes I found an unpublished post written by our Senior Contributing Writer, "Q" Montgomery, who was tragically taken from us almost two years ago. Now, especially in light of the murderous rampage being waged today against the black man by some of our so-called "peace officers" who are sworn to… Continue reading A MESSAGE TO THE BROTHERS
RESPONSE TO “ENOUGH!” – There is a way to FIGHT THE POWER THROUGH FINANCE!
RESPONSE TO “ENOUGH!” There is a way to FIGHT THE POWER THROUGH FINANCE! © PJ Hayward New York, 2015 Since I do not have the brainpower to think of a way to cure the ills besetting our entire planet, I want to respond to our Editor in Chief's previous post in terms of the country… Continue reading RESPONSE TO “ENOUGH!” – There is a way to FIGHT THE POWER THROUGH FINANCE!
FROM GHANA, FROM THE DESK OF OUR EDITOR IN CHIEF ENOUGH! © Bernard W. Saunders Iture-Elmina, Ghana West Africa December 28, 2014 “If you come to a fork in the road take it”: Yogi Berra The Book of Awakening, Conari Press, © 2000 Mark Nepo The United States of America again finds itself at a racial fork in… Continue reading ENOUGH!
A MESSAGE TO THE BROTHERS
FROM THE DESK OF OUR SENIOR CONTRIBUTING WRITER, Q. MONTGOMERY A MESSAGE TO THE BROTHERS © Q. Montgomery Memphis, TN 2014 Black men, know who you are… Be proud of who you are… Celebrate who you are… Love who you are... Let no one besides You define who you are It starts and ends with… Continue reading A MESSAGE TO THE BROTHERS
NEW YORK COPS MURDER UNARMED, UNRESISTING FATHER OF SIX – YOU BE THE WITNESS AND YOU BE THE JUDGE – Do You See This Man Resisting Arrest?
NEW YORK COPS MURDER UNARMED, UNRESISTING FATHER OF SIX YOU BE THE WITNESS AND YOU BE THE JUDGE Do You See This Man Resisting Arrest? © PJ HAYWARD, 2014 New York On Friday July 18, 2014 an UNARMED Eric Garner, a married father of six children, was murdered by Staten Island Police, who put the… Continue reading NEW YORK COPS MURDER UNARMED, UNRESISTING FATHER OF SIX – YOU BE THE WITNESS AND YOU BE THE JUDGE – Do You See This Man Resisting Arrest?
OUR EDITOR-IN-CHIEF RESPONDS TO “A Message to the Divided States of America”
OUR EDITOR-IN-CHIEF RESPONDS TO “A Message to the Divided States of America" © Bernard W. Saunders July 18, 2014 Iture-Elmina Ghana West Africa I had to let this one steep overnight. I could have answered it immediately upon reading it but decided to give it time. The previously posted “THERE ARE NONE SO BLIND AS THOSE… Continue reading OUR EDITOR-IN-CHIEF RESPONDS TO “A Message to the Divided States of America”
KNOWING INDEPENDENCE (FREEDOM): DO WE?
KNOWING INDEPENDENCE (FREEDOM): DO WE? A commentary on the July 4th holiday © PJ Hayward 2014, New York INDEPENDENCE: in·de·pend·ence [in-di-pen-duhns] noun 1. Freedom from the control, influence, support, aid, or the like, of others synonyms: See freedom FREEDOM: free·dom ˈfrēdəm/ noun 1. the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without… Continue reading KNOWING INDEPENDENCE (FREEDOM): DO WE?