4/8/21 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Four Tops – I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) 

I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) is the 1965 Four Tops classic hit.
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2/28/21 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Televangelists- Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

John Oliver shares the power and profit of televangelists on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO). Continue reading

2/25/21 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: The Caravans /The Soul Stirrers- TV Gospel Time (1962) 

Sample episode featuring Shady Grove Choir, The Caravans and Paul Foster of The Soul Stirrers. (Courtesy of Reelblack.) Continue reading

10/20/21 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: Queen Latifah- Action Hero


Academy Award nominee, rapper, actress, talk show host and now action hero Queen Latifah stars as Robyn McCall, an enigmatic former CIA operative who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn. 
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2/13/21 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Redd Foxx – On Location (1978)

Redd Foxx‘s first and only HBO Special from 1978. Filmed in Las Vegas, this show is representative of his style of risqué “Adults Only” double entendre humor that sold millions of party records beginning in the late 1950s. Continue reading

1/29/21 O&A NYC LIFESTYLE: Cicely Tyson Recounts Life And Career In New Memoir

96-year-old stage and screen icon Cicely Tyson opens up to Gayle King about her impressive career and personal life, which she wrote about in her new memoir, Just As I Am.

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1/29/21 O&A NYC IN MEMORIAM: Cicely Tyson- The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Cicely Tyson passed yesterday January 28, 2021. In a career spanning more than seven decades, Tyson became known for her portrayal of strong African-American women.  Continue reading

1/18/21 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: King in the Wilderness

HBO Documentary Films and Kunhardt Film Foundation present King in the Wilderness. The documentary chronicles the final chapters of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, revealing a conflicted leader who faced an onslaught of criticism from both sides of the political spectrum. While the Black Power movement saw his nonviolence as weakness, and President Lyndon B. Johnson saw his anti-Vietnam War speeches as irresponsible, Dr. King’s unyielding belief in peaceful protest became a testing point for a nation on the brink of chaos. Continue reading