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A Kentucky school principal who became infamous for his efforts to ban books with “homosexual content” from classrooms has been indicted on child pornography charges. Phillip Todd Wilson, who used to run the Clark County Area Technology Center east of Lexington, is facing 17 counts of child pornography possession and distribution after state police arrested […]

Story by: Chuck Tackett Jason Mamoa: Comic Book & Real Life Hero “We can no longer afford the luxury of half-assing it as we willingly force ourselves to the threshold of no return.” Jason Momoa, actor/activist on climate change As a 1960s era kid, I was not into comic books as my way to escape. […]

Story by: Chuck Tackett #ServingElegantShadeRealness “They say two wrongs don’t make it right, but it damn sure makes it even” Sistah Souljah rapper/activist It is Friday, October 25th as I am writing this article. Due to circumstances beyond my control, it is necessary for me to write this way earlier than usual. If any information […]

Story by Chuck Tackett USA: UNTIL YOU DO RIGHT BY US “I love America more than any other country in the world and, exactly for that reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.” – James Baldwin, Civil & LGBTQ Rights Activist “People don’t have any mercy. They tear you from limb to […]

Story by Chuck Tackett THE CROWN ACT: THE POLITICS OF BLACK PEOPLE’S HAIR “The place in which I’ll fit will not exist until I make it.” James Baldwin Civil Rights Activist With our television airwaves constantly being bombarded with the shenanigans of Satan Incarnate and his elected GOP demon spawn, it is quite easy to […]

Story by Chuck Tackett BLACK ICON DIAHANN CARROLL: REST IN POWER “I wanted to be the first Black bitch on television.” Diahann Carroll An interview on her first day on the set of “Dynasty.” “Diahann Carroll walked this earth for 84 years and broke ground with every footstep. An icon. One of the all-time greats. […]

KC Pride is always open to supporting surrounding Pride organizations that have been spotlighted in the KC or KCK area. This an article we stumbled on and thought we would share. Please feel free to leave a comment and support our fellow brothers and sisters. Story by News Editor Daniel Caudill.

Story by Chuck Tackett HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY TO 1950’S CROONER JOHNNY MATHIS “I come from San Francisco. It’s not unusual to be Gay in San Francisco. I’ve had some girlfriends, some boyfriends, just like most people. But, I never got married, for instance. I knew that I was Gay.” Johnny Mathis CBS News Sunday Morning […]

Channing Smith’s final Instagram post was a terse message to his followers. “I’m gonna get off social media for awhile,” the 16-year-old from Manchester, Tenn., wrote last week. “I really hate how I can’t trust anyone because those I did were so fake. Bye.” Hours later, Channing was dead, his older brother, Joshua Smith, wrote […]

Story By Chuck Tackett THE CHICKENS COMING HOME TO ROOST: THE SEQUEL “If you are not careful, the newspaper will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” Malcolm X 1960’s era Civil Rights activist “No White Americans ever think that any other race is […]


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