6/19/24 O&A NYC JUNETEENTH SONG OF THE DAY: Sounds of Blackness – Juneteenth Celebration

The 3 time Grammy Award winning Sounds of Blackness is excited to premiere their new music video single Juneteenth Celebration. Continue reading

6/6/24 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Jackson 5- I Want You Back- The Ed Sullivan Show

The Jackson 5 performed I Want You Back on The Ed Sullivan Show December 14, 1969.

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5/31/24 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: My Blackness is Constantly Under Investigation – Comedians on Being Black: Part Two

Josh Johnson, Dulcé Sloan, Godfrey and more great comedians tell jokes about the Black experience. Continue reading

5/13/24 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY SPECIAL: Happy Birthday – Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder original name is Stevland Hardaway  was born in Saginaw, Michigan, on this date May 13,1950. A child prodigy who developed into one of the most creative musical figures of the late 20th century. In addition to his acclaimed artistry, Wonder has routinely tackled social issues through his music appearances. Continue reading

5/9/24 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Deniece Williams – Free • TopPop

June Deniece Williams has been described as “one of the great soul voices” by the BBC. Free was her first music video. Continue reading

5/6/24 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: A Ballerina’s Tale

Ballerina Misty Copeland made history becoming the first African-American Woman to earn the position of Principal Dancer with the world renowned American Ballet Theater. Continue reading

4/22/24 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings | Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones and More

Top baseball pitcher Bingo Long (Billy Dee Williams) is fed up with how his Negro League team owner treats him, so he forms his own lineup, recruiting big-hitting Leon Carter (James Earl Jones) and Charlie Snow (Richard Pryor), who dreams of playing in the majors.  Continue reading

4/2/24 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Jennifer Hudson Wins Best Supporting Actress at the 79th Oscars (2007)

George Clooney presents singer/actor Jennifer Hudson with the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Dreamgirls at the 79th Academy Awards in 2007. Continue reading

3/31/24 O&A NYC EASTER GOSPEL SUNDAY: Daryl Coley- When Sunday Comes

When Sunday Comes performed by Daryl Coley was featured on Donald Lawrence‘s 1995 gospel narrative album Bible Stories (1995).  Continue reading