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

6/13/20 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY ANYTHING GOES: The DL Chronicles- Episode 3- Boo

In Episode 3 of the DL Chronicles Boo (Oneil Cespedes) is an ex-convict, a mooch, and a player who lives his life on the DL. His girlfriend Kesha (Latoya Haynes) is fed up with Boo’s cheating and kicks him to the curb. Boo’s mother (Irene Amen) tells him it’s time to settle down. Continue reading

5/25/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: The Offering (Film Festival Winner)

The Offering is an award-winning short animated film created in almost two years by a group of very dedicated Cogswell College (www.cogswell.edu) students. Since it’s completion in 2010, The Offering has screened at over thirty international film festivals and been proclaimed as an amazing piece of art and cinema. Continue reading

5/23/20 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Little Black Sambo (1935) Banned Cartoon

Little Black Sambo, produced in 1935 by UB Iworks Studio, is a controversial book and cartoon containing racist stereotypes typical of the time. Due to its racist overtones the short film shows up on many banned cartoons and racist cartoons lists. Continue reading

3/6/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: The Booty Warrior- Fleece Johnson

The Booty Warrior- Fleece Johnson is inspired by the Boondocks spoof on MSNBC’s Lock-up series.  Continue reading

2/24/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Dear Basketball- Kobe Bryant’s Oscar Winner Short Film


Kobe Byrant’s 2018 Oscar winner Best Animation short film Dear Basketball Continue reading

2/17/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Hair Love- Oscar Winning Short Film (Full)

Hair Love, an Oscar winning animated short film from Matthew A. Cherry, tells the heartfelt story of an African American father learning to do his daughter’s hair for the first time. Continue reading

1/27/20 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Dear Basketball – Kobe Bryant

Dear Basketball is an Oscar winning film, made 2017 American animated written and narrated by Kobe Bryant and directed and animated by Glen Keane with music by John Williams Continue reading