11/13/18 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Age Is No Barrier…

Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.” – Jackie Joyner-Kersee. Continue reading

10/30/18 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Manifesting Your Soul’s Purpose with Dr. Wayne Dyer

Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was affectionately called the “father of motivation” by his fans. The internationally renowned author, speaker, and pioneer in the field of self-development shares his idea of  Manifesting Your Soul’s Purpose. Continue reading

10/2/18 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: One Last Dance – Dwayne Wade

Dwyane Wade’s recent announcement proves that father-time is indeed undefeated: earlier this month, the face of #WadeCounty shared that he’ll be hanging up his signature Li-Ning kicks after the season. Continue reading

9/25/18 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Arthur Mitchell Inspires Students at SAB (May 2018)

By Walter Rutledge

Back in 2014 I received a phone call from Arthur Mitchell. He knew my association with the Romare Bearden Foundation, and that Romare’s archives were housed at Columbia University.  He needed information about the process so he could do the same with his own legacy. “Hold on Sir”, I put him on hold and called Deidre Kelly the co-director of the Romare Bearden Foundation. Diedre gave me the contact information he requested. Continue reading

9/18/18 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Andrew Solomon- How The Worst Moments In Our Lives Make Us Who We Are (TED2014)

Writer Andrew Solomon has spent his career telling stories of the hardships of others. Now he turns inward, bringing us into a childhood of adversity, while also spinning tales of the courageous people he’s met in the years since. In a moving, heartfelt and at times downright funny talk, Solomon gives a powerful call to action to forge meaning from our biggest struggles.
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9/4/18 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Some People Never Give Up!

According to the judges Danny Williams had lost to Mark Potter in almost every round. Continue reading

8/14/18 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Johnny Manuel- America’s Got Talent

Johnny Manuel is living proof never give up on your dreams. Manuel shocked judges on America’s Got Talent with his rendition of Whitney Houston’s I Have Nothing.  Continue reading

8/7/18 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Don Lemon Rips Trump Over Personal Attack

CNN’s Don Lemon responds to President Donald Trump’s personal attack on himself and NBA star LeBron James, saying “referring to African-Americans as dumb is one of the oldest canards of racism in this country.” Continue reading

6/26/18 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY:   Anita Baker Tribute- Jamie Foxx, Marsha Ambrosius, Ledisi and Yolanda Adams (BET Awards 2018)

Anita Baker was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 BET Awards on Sunday night (June 25). During the tribute to the quiet storm R&B legend, Jamie Foxx, Marsha Ambrosius, Ledisi and Yolanda Adams delivered show-stopping renditions of Baker’s hits, including “Same Ole Love,” “Angel,” “Giving You The Best That I Got,” and “Caught Up In The Rapture.” Continue reading