10/8/21 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ FASHION:MONCLER MONDOGENIUS Presents “Veronica” by Luca Guadagnino

Optimism and youthful abandon frame Jonathan Anderson’s latest Moncler x JW ANDERSON collection. Pieces sing with playful colors and naive patterns, brought to life here in an emotive film by Luca Guadagnino featuring British actress Sophie Okonedo.
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2/13/21 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY: Frances Davis- Her Story (Life Before & After Miles)

Frances Taylor Davis shares her life history as a pioneering dancer with Katherine Dunham Dance Company, her marriage to Miles Davis and renewal after as a survivor. Continue reading

2/10/21 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Batty Boy (2020)

Batty Boy is an uncompromising short film exploring the complexities of the black gay coming out experience through the eyes of young Dolcie a Black British gay boy of Caribbean heritage as he faces the struggles of fitting in with a community posing strong cultural homophobic beliefs. Continue reading

1/26/21 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: MVP | Animation Short Film Inspired by Kobe Bryant

The basketball champ is fighting with his most terrible enemy, with himself. MVP Animation is a short movie about overcoming our weaknesses and fighting against the barriers we usually face ourselves. Anyone can be a Black Mamba. It’s not just a name or number, it’s how you choose to live, and how you became your best version of yourself. Continue reading

8/31/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Pie Pie Blackbird (1932) | Eubie Blake Nina Mae McKinney Nicholas Brothers

Pie Pie Blackbird, like a lot of classic shorts from the time is nothing more than an excuse to spotlight some great music from the period. Continue reading

8/12/20 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: House Of Latex Project PSA (1994)

 This Public Service Announcement was created in 1994 for the Ballroom Community one year after the first ever House of Latex Ball in 1993. 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

7/27/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Ruby Dee- Harriet Tubman and The Underground Railroad (1964)

Ruby Dee plays the escaped slave Harriet Tubman and her attempts to rescue enslaved family members and friends through the pre-Civil War Underground Railroad. aka “Go Down Moses.” With Brock Peters, Ossie Davis, Isabel Cooley and Ethel Waters.
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7/24/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Trumpergeist

The real Donald Trump is revealed in Trumpergeist  the us all in this horrifying tale of super-natural (or in his stuper-natural) evil from America’s self proclaimed stable genius.  Continue reading