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Podcast: The Opinions Expressed......... - July 5th, 2020 6:54 PM
This is my first try in years of starting a consistent podcast for your peeps out there. Just like my blog on another site, I hope to provide you with my perspective on issues...
It Takes Commitment, Not Just Responsibility - June 11th, 2020 5:07 PM
A number of celebrities produced an anti-racism video. Social media is clowning them for this attempt right now. Not to say their intentions weren'€™t good but I have to...
The Turning Point? - June 10th, 2020 8:27 PM
In my library I had a book on my shelf from Time Magazine reflecting on important events of the Millennium before the year 2000. Based on current events surrounding the murder...
Creativity, Compromised - June 10th, 2020 3:11 PM
Ladies and gentlemen, we are living in perilous times. Racism, the economy, our health are of major concern right now but I propose to keep the eyes on a more serious if not...
A Renewed Quality of Life in Inglewood (Original) - June 10th, 2020 10:45 AM
Note: the following is the original article written by me, Charles L. Chatmon for the California Crusader Newspaper, August 16 -22, 2018. Thanks for reading. A Renewed...
The Saddest Words I've Ever Heard - June 9th, 2020 7:05 PM
One of the most depressing experiences I have ever faced as an educator is hearing a young man cry out the following. "€œMy daddy'€™s in jail!" This toddler...
Who Needs Space Force...... - June 9th, 2020 2:32 PM
.....when you have G-Force! The only intergalatic defense we need! Problem solved! (Better ask Sandy Frank for that copyright tho!)
Time to Exit The Super Nonsense Highway - June 9th, 2020 1:23 PM
When Jimmy Carter was elected president, I was a student in elementary school and the political world in that Bicentennial year was much different than it is now. There was no...
The Right of Expression - June 8th, 2020 12:22 AM
Fifteen years ago, I created this blog sorely for the reasons of selling my books and posting whatever comes to mind. So many posts later, there's a lot that'€™s been said...
In Praise of Women, the 2020 Version - June 5th, 2020 8:12 PM
In a previous post, I asked a question of what our lives on earth would be like (men) if no women exist, or something to that point. Let me be the first (and never the last) to...
Archive: Cancer Doesn't Exist - June 5th, 2020 6:17 PM
"€œLike an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to...
A Heart-to-Heart Exchange - June 4th, 2020 2:55 PM
The following exchange happened today on a social media platform. Unless he wants me to, I am going to omit my nephew'€™s name in our back-and-forth discussion. I am posting...
A Few More Words on Yesterday's Post - June 4th, 2020 9:00 AM
Hey folks, here's a few more brief words from yesterday'€™s post. I wanted it to speak for itself. I could have added more than my two cents and take away the point of message...
Adding My Two Cents - June 4th, 2020 12:43 AM
Hey folks, I posted this on several of my social media feeds yesterday. I wasn't looking for likes or follows. That wasn't my intent. I wanted to show a solution to all of...
The Real Answer on LABBX - June 2nd, 2020 6:44 PM
Here it is; the $64,000 question: "€œMr. Chatmon, did you enjoy your time as executive director of the L.A. Black Book Expo?" There is no one answer, right or wrong on...
Part of The Problem II: Just So You Know....... - June 1st, 2020 8:24 PM
Just so you know........ I totally get the sincere, righteous anger of protesters speaking out and showing solidarity over the cold blooded murder of George Floyd. I assume...
Part of The Problem - June 1st, 2020 7:37 PM
You want to know what'€™s really part of the problem? Posting this meme. It's been a week, but the author of this piece can say without hesitation, this is no...
America: A Work in Progress - May 29th, 2020 1:49 PM
Yes, I am fully aware of what'€™s happening right now. I have mentioned quite a lot on social media about what happened in L.A. 1992, the whys, wherefores and my reactions...
Forgiveness - May 29th, 2020 11:11 AM
I want to say this one thing, maybe it's the most important thing I ever had to say but the readers need to see this. I forgive you. In turn, I ask that you forgive me....
Another Year Older After a Rough Few Months - May 25th, 2020 8:43 PM
Note: according to East coast time, I'm officially another year older. With that in mind, here's a new entry. First, I have to say it'€™s been a strange year. I barely...
The 2020 Monster Movie We Don't Need Right Now - May 25th, 2020 12:35 PM
You remember monster movies right? You know, those hundred foot terrors that would plague our cities, leaving nothing but death and destruction in their wake? Consider this...
Archive: From the Director's Chair: 365 Days Later - May 24th, 2020 9:51 PM
Note: This was written on another blog for the expo. Notice the excitement in my words at the time. Sooner or later, that did end.  Written in September 2007. One...
This is Our Normal, For Now - May 22nd, 2020 7:49 PM
Last weekend I took a test for COVID-19. The good news is that I passed. The bad news? In my neighborhood there are street vendors gathering customers without masks, acting as...
Poetry Night, Part Two - May 13th, 2020 8:02 PM
Here'€™s part two of Poetry Night. I'€™m going to force you folks to listen to my poems darn it! (smile). I hope you enjoy what you hear and if you do, please let me know....
Poetry Night - May 12th, 2020 10:19 PM
Greetings everyone, I like to share the following poems with you.  They're from my books and even one from my future creation. I hope you folks enjoy what you hear. Thanks!...