6/23/20 INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Diana Ross – Inside The Actors Studio

Singer-actress Diana Ross, Oscar nominee for 1972’s Lady Sings the Blues and star of 1978’s “The Wiz,” offers a retrospective of her life and career in an expanded two-hour interview. Ross also sings Baby Love and Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To). James Lipton hosts this segment; which first aired on February 19, 2007. Continue reading

6/16/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Maya Angelou- We Wear The Mask

Back in 1988, Maya Angelou described to a predominantly white crowd in Salado, Texas, how a maid’s smile inspired one of her most enduring poems. She says she wrote it to honor a maid she once watched ride the bus in New York City. Continue reading

6/2/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: 6 Things Black Men Tell Their Sons About Traffic Stops

READ CAREFULLY! These six observations on what to do when you are pulled over during a police traffic stop can save your African- American/Latino son’s life. Continue reading

5/20/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY- ON WEDNESDAY: President Obama’s Message to the Class of 2020

Watch President Obama celebrate America’s high school seniors as part of Graduate Together: America Honors the Class of 2020. Continue reading

5/19/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Kobe Bryant- How He Became The Best

Kobe Bryant shares powerful life advice that shaped how he became the best. Sacrifices were made so that he could achieve his dream. Absolute dedication to being your greatest self is the key to success.
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5/5/20 O&A NYC INSPIATIONAL TUESDAY/SPORTS: Dr. J At Harlem’s Famed Rucker Park

Footage of Julius Erving aka Dr. J. at Harlem’s famed Rucker Park the excerpts are from The Doctor, NBA television.

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4/21/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Michael Jackson – Earth Song

Earth Song by the King of Pop Michael Jackson from his ninth studio album HIStory, Past, Present and Future, Book I. It was released on November 27, 1995 as the third single from the album.
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3/17/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATION TUESDAY: Angela Bassett’s Empowering Speech- The Icon Award (Black Girls Rock 2019)

Angela Bassett is nothing short of an icon. On Aug. 25, she was given the Icon Award, the highest honor at the 2019 Black Girls Rock Awards. Continue reading