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
THE 600 YEAR OLD TREE
THE 600 YEAR OLD TREE © PJ Hayward New York, 2016 Sunday morning I woke up to a fabulous Fall day; cool, crisp Fall air, blue skies and bright, beautiful sunshine - what a morning! Sunday was to be a family day and my son suggested we take advantage of the weather and go for… Continue reading THE 600 YEAR OLD TREE
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!
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 AN ASSESSMENT OF THE STILL PERVASIVE MODERN RAPE OF AFRICA BY EURO/AMERICAN POLITRICKSTERS SAND CRAB © Bernard W. Saunders Iture-Elmina Ghana September 16, 2014 (Titta, now an honored Ancestor, once a revered elder, and though illiterate, a wise mentor of my Caribbean bred wife; use… Continue reading SAND CRAB
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
THE END….AND THE BEGINNING – FINAL EPISODE
PART 14 OF A SERIES - STORIES FROM A LIFE © PJ Hayward, New York 2008 First Published 2008 by Hold On Publications Revised © PJ Hayward New York 2013 From that harsh and painful re-baptism by fire that we endured after our arrival back to New York - my childhood home - the struggle… Continue reading THE END….AND THE BEGINNING – FINAL EPISODE
INDEPENDENCE PART 10 OF A SERIES - STORIES FROM A LIFE © PJ Hayward, New York 2008 First Published 2008 by Hold On Publications Revised © PJ Hayward New York 2013 Back home again I waited till the time was right to say what I had to say to Tony. I told him I was… Continue reading INDEPENDENCE
The Bracero Monument, a sculpture by Dan Medina at Migrant's Bend Plaza in Los Angeles, California. It honors the Mexican Migrant Workers who came to the US to fill labor shortages during WWII. But in my mind, this monument also honors the thousands who continue to labor in American fields, homes, factories and businesses where… Continue reading CHICANO HEART
“THE SO-CALLED PROBLEM WITH THE BLACK COMMUNITY” – Our Response to A Rant from Bill O’Reilly – An Exchange Between Q & LawdyMissClawdy
"THE SO-CALLED PROBLEM WITH THE BLACK COMMUNITY" Our Response to A Rant from Bill O’Reilly An Exchange between Q and LawdyMissClawdy © Q. Montgomery, Memphis TN & PJ Hayward 2013, New York Q: OMG I thought I was finished with all this for a while. Bill O Reilly just opened the flood gates. It always… Continue reading “THE SO-CALLED PROBLEM WITH THE BLACK COMMUNITY” – Our Response to A Rant from Bill O’Reilly – An Exchange Between Q & LawdyMissClawdy