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 LOCKDOWN LEARNING: Jack Johnson- The Black Boxer Who Lived Without Fear

Jack Johnson, the original Muhammad Ali. Join Rainy Day Boxing for an in depth career tribute to arguably the baddest man of all time, the ‘Galveston Giant’, Jack Johnson. Continue reading

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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8/2/20 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 ITS SATURDAY ANYTHING GOES: Legendary Season Finale- Leiomy Maldonado and Dashaun Wesley  

Leiomy Maldonado and Dashaun Wesley give us a dash of Spanish favor in this vogue tour de force on the Legendary season finale. 
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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 SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Leo Holder discusses Dougla- Bonus 1977 DTH Performance of Dougla

Leo Holder, son of the choreographer Geoffrey Holder, and Dance Theatre of Harlem Artistic Director Virginia Johnson discuss the origins of Dougla. This is followed by a special presentation of Dougla from a 1977 PBS Broadcast.

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