11/26/21 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Misty Copeland- Black Ballerinas Work Harder

In 2015, Dancer Misty Copeland made history by becoming the first African American female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre. Fast forward to 2021, and she has been on Time magazine’s 100 list and one Glamour magazine’s “Women of the Year.” Now, the New York Times bestselling author and trailblazer is releasing a new book, “Black Ballerinas.” The illustrated nonfiction collection celebrates dancers of color who have influenced her on and off the stage. Continue reading

11/23/21 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Iman Shumbert & Daniella Win Dancing With The Stars

Iman Shumpert made history as first NBA star in 30 seasons of the show to take home the mirrorball. Shumpert made history on Monday night as the first former NBA player to take home the mirrorball trophy on Dancing with the Stars. Continue reading

4/29/21 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FOOTWEAR: Air Jordan 6 British Khaki x Travis Scott

Travis Scott helps celebrate the Air Jordan 6’s 30th Anniversary with British Khaki colorway. Travis Scott‘s name alone demands an audience. With every collaboration no matter how random or odd the fans line up in droves, filling up McDonald’s Drive-Thrus and online queues. This is likely to continue well into 2021, starting first with La Flame’s upcoming Air Jordan 6 British Khaki. Continue reading

4/6/21 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FOOTWEAR: Travis Scott x Fragment Jordan 1 Early Review!

The Travis Scott x Fragment Jordan 1 is an upcoming sneaker release that has essentially broken the internet, but is it a dope sneaker or just built up hype? Blake Yarbrough reviews an early promo sample pair of the Travis Scott x Fragment Jordan 1. Continue reading

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

1/5/21 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Jennifer Lewis- Georgia, let’s flip the Senate!

Jennifer Lewis the mother of Black Hollywood share some mother wit- Georgia, let’s flip the Senate! Continue reading

11/22/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: President Barack Obama Surprises Fan

Joyce Taylor from Maryland and she is one of President Obama’s biggest fans. She had no idea that this was for our show. She thought it was a special screening where she’d be watching pre-taped clips of Obama reading his new book “A Promised Land.” But that was all a lie, and the former President gave her the surprise of her life. Continue reading

11/13/20 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: CARMEN and GEOFFREY

CARMEN and GEOFFREY, an intimate documentary, which was awarded Best Film at Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival 2009, follows the astonishing five-decade marriage and careers of two legends of the stage: Carmen de Lavallade and Geoffrey Holder

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10/31/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Learn To Dance Like Donald Trump!

Do you want to shake your groove thing but don’t know the steps? Order our new DVD “Dancing with The Don”. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 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