Chuck’s Chat

Story by Chuck Tackett Are Some “Woke” People Really Awake? “There’s a cross for you to bear. Things to go through if you’re going anywhere. Stand! For the things you know are right. It’s the truth that’s the truth that makes them so uptight. They will try to make you crawl, and they know what […]

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. […]

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 […]

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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