3/9/21 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Marian Anderson Lincoln Memorial Concert- Voice of Freedom American Experience PBS

Marian Anderson stepped up to a microphone placed on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and stared out at a crowd of more than 75,000 people. She had been barred from performing at Constitutional Hall, but thanks to clever advocacy by Walter White of the NAACP and the aid of high-powered allies like Eleanor Roosevelt, the concert was now set to make history. Continue reading

2/28/21 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Televangelists- Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

John Oliver shares the power and profit of televangelists on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO). Continue reading

2/26/21 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Fly Me To Cancun- A Ted Cruz In A Founders Sing Parody

Flyin Ted” Cruz got caught leaving his constituents without heat, lights and water; and jetting down the Cancun. Once interviewed Flyin Ted predictable reverted back to Lyin, and Lyin and more Lyin Ted. This time he blamed his daughters instead of his ugly wife or murderous father.  Continue reading

2/24/21/ O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Milli Jackson – Something You Can Feel (Apollo Theater)

Milli Jackson is a singer, actress and comedian. She is especially known for her raucous “Blue Light” concerts

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10/20/21 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Queen Latifah- Action Hero


Academy Award nominee, rapper, actress, talk show host and now action hero Queen Latifah stars as Robyn McCall, an enigmatic former CIA operative who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn. 
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2/15/21 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Come Back Charleston Blue (1972)

 
Come Back, Charleston Blue is a 1972 comedy film starring Godfrey Cambridge and Raymond St. Jacques, loosely based on Chester Himes‘ novel The Heat’s On. It is a sequel to the 1970 film Cotton Comes to Harlem. Continue reading

2/13/21 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Redd Foxx – On Location (1978)

Redd Foxx‘s first and only HBO Special from 1978. Filmed in Las Vegas, this show is representative of his style of risqué “Adults Only” double entendre humor that sold millions of party records beginning in the late 1950s. Continue reading

1/31/21 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Mahalia Jackson Documentary

Mahalia Jackson set the standard for gospel music and the Christain lifestyle. The undisputed queen of one of America’s most endearing music art forms born from the songs of sorrow, joy and praise of the African slaves.  Continue reading