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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9/10/18 O&A NYC SPORTS: Nike And Colin Kaepernick Defy Trump With Just Do It Ad- Dream Crazy

Nike’s Colin Kaepernick Just Do It  ad campaign has drawn the ire of the Orange Ogre- Donald Trump. Now a week after the release Nike is winning the media war and has seen sales rise by 31%. Continue reading

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

8/12/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Jennifer Phillips- Shackles (Arena Audition X Factor Global (UK)

Jennifer Phillips performs Mary Mary’s Shackles on  X Factor Global (UK) 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

7/7/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Top 3 African Bodybuilders

African bodybuilders are making their move on the Mr. Olympia contest. Here are three of the most successful African bodybuilders from the 2017 contest.  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

6/19/18 O7A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Chadwick Boseman Wins Best Hero and Honors James Shaw Jr. at the 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards

Chadwick Boseman talks about the importance of Black Panther. While accepting the Best Hero at the 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards he presented his Golden Popcorn award to real-life hero James Shaw Jr.  Continue reading

6/17/18 O&A NYC A FATHER’S DAY STORY- My Dad And The Naked Lady

             Artist And Model by Romare Bearden

Happy Father’s Day! The day always brings back great memories of my Dad. One of my favorite stories I call My Dad And The Naked Lady. Continue reading