1960s, California, Cherokee, Chicanos, Church, Farming, Flower Chnildren, Hippies, Poverty, Spiritualism


ESCAPE FROM MIAMI PART 1 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 Miami in 1969 was an unbearable, right-wing, backward and sweltering abyss of darkness.  A twist of fate had sent me there unwillingly… Continue reading ESCAPE FROM MIAMI

Border guards, California, Exploitation, Hunger, I.N.S., Immigration, Inequality, Injustice, Inner Strength, Motivation, Poverty, Slave labor, U.S. Mexico border


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