Inspirational Tuesday

5/10/22 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Kendrick Lamar – The Heart Part 5

Kendrick Lamar new song The Heart Part 5 gives us a lot of new material to dissect. The five minute track was released on Sunday evening, alongside a music video in which his face morphs into O.J. Simpson, Kanye West, Jussie Smollett, Kobe Bryant, Will Smith and Nipsey Hussle as… Continue reading

5/3/22 O&A NYC INSPIRTIONAL TUESDAY: Trevor Noah’s Full Set At The White House Correspondents Dinner

Trevor Noah headlined the annual White House Correspondents Association Dinner on April 30th after a two year pause due to the pandemic. Continue reading

3/8/22 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Flutter- AXIS Dance Company 

Robert Dekkers’ Flutter was originally created for Post:ballet in 2010. The complex musicality, spatial shifts, and physicality in this dance for camera showcases the AXIS dancers’ strengths as individuals and as a collective. Continue reading

3/1/22 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Halle Berry Wins Best Actress: 74th Oscars (2002)

“I wanted to believe it was so much bigger than me,” said actress Halle Berry of becoming the first (and still the only) Black performer to win a Best Actress Oscar for her performance in Monster’s Ball at the 2002 74th Academy Awards. Continue reading

2/1/22 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Kobe Bryant’s Greatest Speech|Best Motivation Ever

Kobe Bryant shares his best advice about what it’s like to have the Mamba Mentality. He talks about becoming who you want to be as long as you outwork everyone. We hope this video inspires you to take action in pursuing your dreams. Gone but never forgotten. RIP, Kobe 🙏 Continue reading

1/4/22 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Lil Nas X on Montero

Lil Nas X had a hit with his breakout single Old Town Road, about a horse-loving hip hop cowboy. But for his debut album, Lil Nas X wrote songs about his real life as a gay man, and called the album by his real first name, Montero. The multiple-Grammy-nominee talked with… Continue reading

12/21/21 0&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Focus On Yourself And Not Others – Best Motivational Speech 2021

To anyone reading this, your dreams are possible! Keep working hard, keep grinding, walk your own path. Be disciplined and you will find success.Focus on yourself and no one else. Continue reading

12/16/21 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY ON THURSDAY: Airness – An A Ma Maniére Short Film

Airness is about owning our superpowers – our communities rising and coming together to reclaim and understand the power of our voice. Together, we are unbreakable. But it also speaks to the imperfections that we all have to fight through and get past. Continue reading

11/30/21 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Giselle- Natalia Makarova and Mikhail Baryshnikov (1977)

Giselle tells the tragic, romantic story of a beautiful young peasant girl who falls for the flirtations of the deceitful and disguised nobleman Albrecht. When the ruse is revealed, the fragile Giselle dies of heartbreak, and Albrecht must face the otherworldly consequences of his careless seduction. This 1977 American Ballet Theater… Continue reading

10/19/21 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Colin Powell: 13 Rules of Leadership

Colin Powell accomplished his goals by adopting a handful of key life principles along the way. Thirteen of them, in fact. Continue reading

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