(Repost by Popular Demand) 8/21/19 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Ken Norton Rape scene Mandingo (1975)


In Mandingo, big black buck Mede (boxer Ken Norton) is raped by his owner’s drunken wife Blanche (Susan George). Recently this post has received renewed attention so we decided to repost it for you.  Continue reading

8/20/19 O&A NYC MUSIC TRIBUTE: James Brown – It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World (Official Animated Video)

An animated tribute to James Brown‘s 1966 Mega-hit It’s A Man’s World. Continue reading

8/19/19 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Rufus Jones For President (1933) Featuring Sammy Davis, Jr and Ethel Waters

Rufus Jones For President (1933) starring Ethel Waters, Hamtree Harrington, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dusty Fletcher, Edgar Connor, The Will Vodery Girls, The Russell Wooding Jubilee Singers.  Continue reading

GOSPEL SUNDAY: Aretha Franklin- Amazing Grace

Aretha Franklin recorded Amazing Grace in January 1972 at the New Temple Missionary Baptish Church in Los Angeles. The Reverend James Cleveland and the Southern California Community Choir accompanied FranklinThis never-before-seen footage of Franklin’s legendary live-gospel-album recording is a profoundly moving and deeply soulful performance that transcends time.

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8/14/19 O&A NYC WHATS HAPPENING THIS WEEK: August 13 through August 20, 2019

August is here. In New York that means lazy afternoon and warm humid nights- the perfect NYC formula for a good time.  We have great events indoors and out and many are free!  Here are a few of the many events happening in the city that never sleeps, guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

8/5/19 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Pip- A Short Animated Film

Pip animated short film presented by Southeastern Guide Dogs — A heartwarming tale for underdogs everywhere, Pip is the story of a small dog with a big dream—to become a Southeastern Guide Dog. Does she have what it takes? Continue reading

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

7/29/19 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Circle Of Life- Lion King Movie (1994) Featuring Carmen Twillie, Lebo M.

Circle of Life is a song from Disney’s 1994 animated film The Lion King. Composed by Elton John, with lyrics by Tim Rice, the song was performed by Carmen Twillie (the deep female lead vocals) and Lebo M. (opening Zulu vocals) as the film’s opening song.
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7/27/19 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Sudanese Models Angok Mayen and George Okeny


Sudanese models Angok Mayen and George Okeny have overcome countless challenges to achieve their goals and work for the greater good. Watch as they lift the veil on their private lives and share their own stories of heartbreak and triumph. Continue reading