5/3/21 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: I Am Not Your Negro

Master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin’s original words and flood of rich archival material. Continue reading

7/22/20 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY/ ON WEDNESDAY: James Baldwin Discusses Racism

James Baldwin has an open discussion with Dick Cavett  about racial prejudice, civil rights activism and policing the segment aired 5/16/1969. Continue reading

6/13/20 O&A NYC LOCKDOWN LEARNING: Notes Of A Native Son- The World According To James Baldwin

In the 1960s, the FBI amassed almost 2,000 documents in an investigation into one of America’s most celebrated minds. The subject of this inquiry was a writer named James Baldwin, one of the best-selling black authors in the world at the time. Continue reading

(Repost) 9/11/19 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Richard Pryor- Dick Junkie Excerpt From Live and Smokin (1971)

Richard Pryor answers the recent gay allegation by Quincy Jones in the 1971 standup Live and Smokin. Continue reading

2/24/18 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES LIFESTYLE EXTRA: Richard Pryor- Dick Junkie Excerpt From Live and Smokin (1971)

Richard Pryor answers the recent gay allegation by Quincy Jones in the 1971 standup Live and Smokin. Continue reading

2/7/18 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY BLACK HISTORY MONTH: James Baldwin – Pin Drop Speech

James Baldwin delivers earth shattering speech at Cambridge University during a debate with William F. Buckley Continue reading

1/19/15 O&A Martin Luther King, Jr. on Income Inequality and Redistribution of Wealth + James Baldwin

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Excerpts from Martin Luther King Jr.’s speeches dealing with income inequality and wealth redistribution. In a time when these very issues are at the levels of the 1930’s his words still ring with a clarity and truth. Plus an excerpt from an interview with James Baldwin who poses a chilling question for America.  Continue reading