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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MY FATHER © PJ Hayward, New York 2018 R.I.P. Dr. Herbert L. Hayward 8/26/16 to 7/6/88 I have never before really written anything positive or even acknowledged anything positive about my father, who passed away at this time twenty years ago. My father was blessed with many gifts. He was a gifted pianist and a… Continue reading MY FATHER
WHY DOES SANTA GET ALL THE CREDIT?
LawdyMissClawdy - Life Speaks is proud to announce a new, very talented contributor to our Young Authors section. A high school senior, Lila Tabor is a young lady who views the world with a uniquely inquisitive and discerning eye, an eye that also always leaves room for a great sense of humor! We hope you will enjoy this… Continue reading WHY DOES SANTA GET ALL THE CREDIT?
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
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!
THERE ARE NONE SO BLIND AS THOSE WHO WILL NOT SEE: A Message to The Divided States of America
THERE ARE NONE SO BLIND AS THOSE WHO WILL NOT SEE: A Message to the Divided States of America © 2014 PJ Hayward, New York Being a Caucasian-born person who has now grown old and having lived since a young age among and surrounded by non-Caucasian cultures, I feel privileged, blessed ....and burdened ....to have… Continue reading THERE ARE NONE SO BLIND AS THOSE WHO WILL NOT SEE: 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?
MY CHAIR © PJ Hayward, New York 2011 I nod off in my chair now. From my chair I can look beyond the rusty fire escape outside my window, to the maze of buildings beyond, growing ever more abundant with the passing of time. Where beautiful trees were once filled with singing birds, now rise… Continue reading MY CHAIR
POPCORN, PLAINTAIN, SORREL, ORANGES, LIMES
FROM GHANA from the desk of our Editor-in-Chief, Bernard W. Saunders: An in-depth commentary on Ghana today. Popcorn, Plantain, Sorrel, Oranges, Limes © Bernard W. Saunders 12/15/13 Iture-Elmina Ghana Ghana is a nation with a noble and ancient history. Blessed with mineral wealth: gold, rubber, industrial diamonds, silver bauxite, manganese, timber and hydro power. The… Continue reading POPCORN, PLAINTAIN, SORREL, ORANGES, LIMES