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Stirfry USA “That’s the problem with White privilege. You get to be ignorant and still command respect. Makes you White folks overestimate yourselves.” Tobias Whale, villain “Black Lightning” TV series As a child, adolescent, and adult, the established mainstream metaphor describing the USA is that it is a “melting pot.” Throughout the years, I hadn’t […]

Story by Chuck Tackett SOME OF THE FAMOUS PEOPLE WE LOST IN 2021 For the past several years, it has been customary for my 1st article of the New Year to pay homage to some of the celebrities we lost in the previous year, they are: JANUARY: 4th: Gregory Sierra – Character actor best known […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Introducing Helado Negro  Season Greetings to you all!!! Every Saturday evening from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm CST, my good friend Robert Moore is a deejay at 90.9FM KTBG “The Bridge” here in Kansas City, Missouri. He bestows upon his listeners and me the gift of music on his radio show […]

Story by Chuck Tackett LGBTQs, Non-Whites, Progressive Whites, etc… The Writing Is On The Wall   -“One of the scariest things about the USA is that there are millions of people who are more scared of socialism than the idea of a dictatorship.”   Facebook post This year, my column Chuck’s Chat is celebrating its […]

Story by Chuck Tackett THE 1959 COOPER’S DONUT RIOT   Several years ago in one of my Chuck’s Chat articles, I wrote a piece about an LGBTQ riot that happened 2 years before Stonewall in 1967. It was called The Black Cat Tavern Riot. It happened in Los Angeles, California. I had learned about it in […]

Show us your true colors at Pride Night at The K on Friday, June 18th! Purchase a Theme Ticket package to receive a limited edition rainbow Royals pocket tank top. A portion of each ticket will be donated to SAVE, Inc. which provides permanent, transitional, and emergency housing to Kansas City’s most vulnerable individuals. Tank […]

There have been many questions surrounding PRIDE 2021, and if it was taking place this year. This is the latest information coming in. Kansas City Pride 2021 will be held at Theis Park, Oak St. & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Theis Park is located across from the Nelson Atkins Museum!!! Remember Kansas City Pride 2021 […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Get You Some Business: Cease Playing Dime Store Psychologists Bill Maher, comic/activist – “You like kids and families? Great!! You do you. But for millions of others, getting a good night’s sleep, not sharing a remote, or changing a dirty diaper, never having a relationship talk, or listen to a passive-aggressive […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Aplausos, Penny Dreadful: City of Angels  “It’s not just a freeway, it’s population control. You conquered the Chicanos with barriers of concrete and steel. You put them in the ghetto. Then you put up another freeway around the Coloreds, then the Jews, then the Chinese. They are not building roads they […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Anders als die Andern  (Different From The Others) 1919 I came upon this bit of info accidentally, while researching the remake of the 1970 LGBTQ classic movie, “The Boys In The Band” that Netflix is releasing on September 30, 2020. The German silent film “Different From The Others” is considered to be […]