9/17/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Jean Michel Basquiat Documentary

Jean Michel Basquiat went from obscurity and poverty to unbelievable wealth and critic acclaim.   Continue reading

9/10/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Malcolm X After Return From Mecca

Malcolm X speaks on his ideologies after his return from his pilgrimage to Mecca and his presentation to the U.N.
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(Repost) 8/3/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Faces of Africa- Fela Kuti: The Father of Afrobeats (Part 1)

Faces of Africa brings you the story of Fela Kuti, one of Africa’s music legends, and his influence on art and politics through music. Continue reading

8/27/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Author Eddie S. Glaude Jr.- When My Son Was Harassed By Police

Shortly after being elected as President of the American Academy of Religion, Prof. Eddie S. Glaude Jr. received a call from his son, who had been harassed by two police officers.
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7/30/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: 1930’s Harlem- When Harlem Was The Cultural Mecca

1930s Harlem, New York City captures  richness of Harlem life in the 1930’s. Scenes of the Cotton Club, Duke Ellington and band; and the daily lives of Black people living in the African- American cultural Mecca- Harlem. Continue reading

7/16/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Tina Turner- My Love Story

Tina Turner—the long-reigning queen of rock & roll and living legend—sets the record straight about her illustrious career and complicated personal life in this eye-opening and compelling memoir.
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7/9/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: What To The Slave Is 4th of July? James Earl Jones Recites Frederick Douglas

On July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, Frederick Douglas gave one of his most famous speeches, “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro.” He was addressing the Rochester Ladies Antislavery Society. Continue reading

7/2/19 O&A NYC INSPPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: RuPaul: Dressed For Success

RuPaul, arguably the most successful drag performer of all time, and now the winner of three Outstanding Host Emmy Awards. Last week, the show also won the Emmy for Outstanding Reality Competition Program. Continue reading

6/25/19 O&A NYC INSPIRATION TUESDAY: Tyler Perry Receives Ultimate Icon Award – Bet Awards 2019

Tyler Perry gives powerful speech of motivation as he accepts his Ultimate Icon Award for the Bet Awards 2019. He gives an uplifting speech base on determination and goals. This gentleman never let his people go a stray. Well deserved, with a strong mental within the mind. Continue reading