8/3/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Slaves (1969) | Dionne Warwick and Ossie Davis

Slaves, a 1969 American drama film directed by Herbert Biberman, was entered into the 1969 Cannes Film Festival. The film stars Dionne Warwick (in her screen acting debut), Ossie Davis, Stephen Boyd and Barbra Ann Teer (founder of the new established the Harlem based National Black Theatre- 1968). Continue reading

8/2/20 O&A NYC GRILLING FOR THE WEEKEND: Hawaiian Chicken Skewers (with Video)

These Hawaiian Chicken Skewers are a fun and easy to prepare summer grilling treat. Say aloha to what will become everyone’s favorite BBQ skewers. Continue reading

8/2/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Voting Tips for Republicans From Mrs. Betty Bowers, America’s Best Christian

Ms. Betty Bowers, America’s best Christain has a few tips for republicans for the upcoming November presidential election. Continue reading

8/1/20 O&A NYC BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStyle: Black Sands- The Seven Kingdoms (Episode 1)

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

The first episode of the legendary series Black Sands, an animated pilot based on Pan-Africanism and Kemetic lore for children of all ages. Continue reading

8/1/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: 12 Days Not a Slave – SNL

A newly emancipated slave, Cecil (Jay Pharoah), finds it hard adjusting to life as a free man in the American South. His white friend Zachary (Edward Norton) tries to explain to him the “price of being free” in this 2013 SNL skit  12 Days Not a Slave.
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7/31/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Reggie Reg Plays Denzel Washington and Others- Bad Boys Of Comedy

Reggie Reg Plays Denzel Washington and Others in this Bad Boys Of Comedy episode that aired on April 13, 2014. Continue reading

7/28/20 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Janet Jackson – Any Time, Any Place

Janet Jackson performed the sultry ballad Any Time, Any Place written by Jackson with James Harris and Terry Lewis.
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7/28/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Dougla

The 2018 return of Geoffrey Holder’s masterwork Dougla to the repertoire Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) was a resounding success. The work is a sensorially sumptuous movement fest; and it is no wonder Dougla has remained an audience favorite since its premiere on April 16, 1974. 

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