4/23/18 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The Great White Hope (1970)

The Great White Hope, the film and play are based on the true story of Jack Johnson and his first wife, Etta Terry Duryea and the controversy over their marriage and Duryea’s death by suicide in 1912. Continue reading

9/18/17 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Bingo Long And The Traveling All Stars (Entire Film)

The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings is a 1976  comedic sports film about a team of enterprising Negro League baseball players in the era of racial segregation. The movie starred Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones and Richard Pryor. Directed by John Bedham the movie was produced by Berry Gordy for Motown Production and Rob Cohen for Universal Pictures. Continue reading

5/30/17 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: To Be A Drum read by James Earl Jones

To Be A Drum read by James Earl Jones, written by Evelyn Coleman with illustrations by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson. Continue reading

2/20/17 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The Great White Hope (1970)

The Great White Hope, the film and play are based on the true story of Jack Johnson and his first wife, Etta Terry Duryea and the controversy over their marriage and Duryea’s death by suicide in 1912. Continue reading