8/2/21 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Pinky (1949) Jeanne Crain, Ethel Waters and Ethel Barrymore

Pinky (Jeanne Crain) is a black woman so fair-skinned she was able to pose as white throughout nursing school. Newly graduated, she flees south to visit her grandmother (Ethel Waters) after a doctor, unaware of her true ancestry, proposes to her. Continue reading

7/26/21 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Maya Angelou in Calypso Heat Wave (1957) 

Calypso Heat Wave (1957)  stars Merry Anders, Meg Myles and, as herself, Maya Angelou.
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7/22/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Notorious B.I.G. Story (2001)

Christopher George Latore Wallace better known by his stage names the Notorious B.I.G.Biggie Smalls, or simply Biggie, was a Brooklyn born rapper and songwriter. Continue reading

7/21/21 O&A NYC WITH WALESTYLEZ NETFLIX TRAILER: Clickbait – Netflix Trailer

Netflix has just dropped a new teaser trailer for its upcoming thriller Clickbait.Starring Entourage actor Adrian Grenier as the main character, the eight episode limited series follows Nick Brewer’s mysterious disappearance. Continue reading

7/20/21 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Muhammad Ali – Dropping Knowledge (1974)

Professional boxer, activist, poet and philanthropist Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. Ali is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century. Known as The Greatest he was one of the greatest boxers of all time. Continue reading

7/19/21 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: Giannis Antetokounmpo- 10 Things You Need To Know



Giannis Sina Ugo Antetokounmpo was born in Greece to Nigerian parents. The professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA) began playing basketball for the youth teams of Filathlitikos in Athens. Continue reading

7/19/21 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: As Summers Die (1986) Starring Ron O’Neal, Beah Richards, Jamie Lee Curtis and Bette Davis

As Summers Die a 1986 film starring Ron O’Neal, Beah Richards, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Bette Davis. The plot centers around a large area of land owned by an old black lady, Elvira Backus ( Beah Richards). It had been given to her by her one-time employer and secret father of her two children, a southern patriarch. Continue reading

7/18/21 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Dorothy Norwood – Victory Is Mine

Dorothy Norwood is an American gospel singer and songwriter. She began touring with her family at the age of eight, and in 1956, began singing with Mahalia Jackson. Continue reading

7/14/21 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: David Alan Grier- How to Tell Black People Apart (Jimmy Kimmel Live)

David Alan Grier helps white people tell the difference between black people. With Grier’s help you will stop confessing Martin Lawrence with Martin Luther King. Continue reading