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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 […]

  Story by Chuck Tackett I TRIED TO TELL YA Back in 1996, “The Current News” magazine owner/editor-in-chief J.D. O’Neill contacted me. He informed me he had listened to my overnight talk/music radio show called “Exodus” on 90.1FM KKFI. The late Mr. O’Neill asked me if I would write a column for his LGBTQ bar […]

Hey everybody, I’m back !!! Thanks so very much for the numerous well wishes, positive vibes, and prayers while I was ill with COVID-19. When my brother John was able to visit me in rehab, he would tell me all about your messages of support. I came home on June 8th after entering KU Hospital […]

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 Our Home Country Is Where the Hatred Lives James Baldwin, Civil Rights activist – “We can disagree and still love each other unless your disagreement is rooted in my oppression and denial of my humanity and right to exist.” Martin Luther King Jr., Civil Rights activist – “We must face the […]

Story by Chuck Tackett John Krasinski’s SNL Episode: Am I Missing Something? First of all, I have never seen an episode of “The Office,” or the Netflix series, “Jack Ryan.” With that declaration, I am not very familiar with the actor John Krasinski.  If you are a regular reader of mine, you know I am […]

Story by Chuck Tackett KUDOS MS. SHAYMALA GOPOLAN. YOU KNEW THE DEAL. Author “Caste: The Origins of our Discontents” Isabel Wilkerson – “They (Non-White immigrants) faced the painful dilemma of either rejecting the lowest caste of indigenous African Americans or making common cause with those who fought so that they could enter the country, to […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Can Righteous Values Bloom During Unprecedented Barbarism? Allow me to paraphrase a quote that I showcased in last week’s Chuck’s Chat for 11/26/20. Horror movie aficionado Eli Roth stated what scares him the most about disaster movies is the human reaction to it and how people behave when the rules of […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Thank You, Eli Roth: I Feel So Vindicated “Horror is the outland genre of cinema. Some people fear it. Others don’t respect it. That renegade status lets it go places no other genre can reach. Great horror films entertain and provoke us. They put society under a microscope, making us question […]

Story by Chuck Tackett It’s Not My Job To Provide Comfort To Trifling Ass Trumplicans “It was as if my very presence in the White House had triggered a deep-seated panic, a sense that the natural order had been disrupted, which is exactly what Donald Trump understood when he started peddling assertions, that I had […]