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
UNCLE EMY © PJ Hayward New York, 2018 I think every family has at least one member that is "a character"... or maybe even the black sheep of the family. In my family it was my Uncle Emy. His name was actually Emanuel but I only ever knew him as Uncle Emy. He was the… Continue reading UNCLE EMY
SUGAR © PJ Hayward New York 1996 Your kiss is sweet. Everything about you is sweet. Your taste is sweet, and your juice is honey… But your touch almost crushes me with its power And your sweet desire surges through to me Till I tremble in your embrace and I must… Continue reading SUGAR
"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?”
SISTER JEAN © PJ Hayward New York, 2016 Revised from first publication © PJ Hayward, New York 2008 and 2013 by Hold On Publications In my youth I was one of those kids some people referred to as "A Handful". Others called me "Out of control", "Just plain bad", "Juvenile delinquent" etc. My father, who… Continue reading SISTER JEAN
In looking through some old notes I found an unpublished post written by our Senior Contributing Writer, "Q" Montgomery, who was tragically taken from us almost two years ago.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
It is with tremendous pride I introduce to you today, a new and important contributor to our YOUNG AUTHORS section. At only 15 years old, Aaron Tabor is a young man with such vision, clarity and understanding of Human Nature and our precarious role as Humans in the Universe, that I know you will enjoy this… Continue reading THE NUMBER
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!
SIOUX NATION DECLARES XL PIPELINE AN ACT OF WAR © PJ HAYWARD NEW YORK, 2015 Cyril Scott, President of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota The Keystone Pipeline is slated to cut directly through some of the most highly sacred of a number of Native American tribal Lands. With Congress back in session, and… Continue reading SIOUX NATION DECLARES XL PIPELINE AN ACT OF WAR