8/2/20 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Tasha Cobbs – Fill Me Up / Overflow (Live)

Tasha Cobbs performs the live the medley Fill Me Up / Overflow from the 2015 album One Place Live.
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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

6/29/20 O&A NYC Song Of The Day: Nina Simone- Mississippi Goddam

Mississippi Goddam by Nina Simone recorded session live in Antibes, July 24-25, 1965. She announced after her 1964 album Nina Simone in Concert that the anthem was her “first civil rights song”. 
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6/28/20 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Todd Dulaney Sings Psalms 18 (Live at World Harvest)

It’s important to me to do more than just sing,” Todd Dulaney said. “This whole thing that we’re doing right now, recording in Africa, It’s a movement. It’s more than just singing music. Continue reading

6/25/20 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY:   Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – Wake Up Everybody (1975)

Wake Up Everybody is an album released by Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes on the Philadelphia International record label in November 1975.
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6/21/20 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Goin’ Up Yonder Virtual Choir

Deborah Joy Winans, Erica Campbell, Keith David and more join gospel legend Tramaine Hawkins for a special rendition of the gospel classic, Goin’ Up Yonder.
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6/12/20 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Creole Giselle (DTH On Demand)

When the ballet Giselle was created in 1841, it was not imagined to be performed by men and women of color, Black men and women. In 1984, Dance Theatre of Harlem Co-Founder Arthur Mitchell changed that. The acclaimed DTH production of this classic, Creole Giselle, was re-conceived by Arthur Mitchell and staged by Frederic Franklin, based on the original by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot

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6/4/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Come Back, Barack (2017) – SNL

Come Back, Barack reliving the 90’s R&B Boy Band, starring De-Von-Tré featuring Chance the Rapper, Kenan Thompson and Chris Redd. The video wishes President Barack Obama would come back. [Season 43, 2017]
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