Auto Soul in Mount Vernon

The Mount Vernon Classic Car Club held their 7th annual “I Know You Got Soul” Car Show. Brush Park was the scene as old school cars and soul music collided for a fun family event. Proceeds from this years show benefitted the Boys and Girls Club of Mount Vernon. Car clubs came from Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx and other parts of Westchester to showcase their classic cars. Take a look at three pics from the Read more about Auto Soul in Mount Vernon[…]

Black Panther Premiere in Harlem

Beautiful people from all over New York City came to the AMC Magic Johnson  in #Harlem to enter the world of Black Panther! Opening night was full of love, peace, and happiness. The kind seen in #Wakanda and briefly being experienced by every Black person who sees this film in a predominantly Black theatre. #OGirlMedia greeted fans in the lobby near the #BlackPanther poster. Fans stopped before and after the movie to take pictures and share their favorite Read more about Black Panther Premiere in Harlem[…]

#FBF: Flashback to #CITYFEST

The weather has turned colder. The leaves aren’t green anymore. And the sun doesn’t shine like it does in Spring and Summer. That is why I’m taking it back to #CITYFEST, a fun free event held in Mount Vernon, NY! #MVCITYFEST was presented by the City of Mount Vernon NY, Mayor Richard Thomas and Friends of Mount Vernon Arts Recreation & Youth Programs (FMVARYP). Last years festivities took place between East 1st Street and East 2nd Read more about #FBF: Flashback to #CITYFEST[…]

O GIRL MEDIA is hanging out with Ms. Jenifer Lewis!

  Jenifer Lewis The Mother of Black Hollywood The contest has ended but you can still submit tributes to the great Jenifer Lewis! O Girl Media is asking fans of veteran actress Jenifer Lewis to submit videos of          1 minute or less telling why they LOVE Jenifer Lewis!   CONTEST RULES 1.Upload your video to our #OGirlMedia Facebook page telling us CREATIVELY why you love Jenifer Lewis! 2. Have your supporters Read more about O GIRL MEDIA is hanging out with Ms. Jenifer Lewis![…]

The Incomparable Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni is on tour promoting her new book of poetry “A Good Cry: What We Learn From Tears and Laughter.” She stopped in New York City for several events including a discussion and book signing at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.   Her new book of poetry focuses on the memories of friends, family and former students. I have not read the book yet but just listening to the discussing had Read more about The Incomparable Nikki Giovanni[…]

O Girl Media Interviews Dres

I Interviewed a #hiphop legend at #CityFest in MountVernon NewYork! Dres is 1/2 the hip hop duo BlackSheep! He gave a special evening performance in MV a few weeks ago. This was such a surreal moment because I grew up watching Dres in Texas. I never thought I’d ever interview the guy behind “The Choice Is Yours.” The iconic drum line and catchy chorus was a favorite of mine to try to rhyme. I definitely Read more about O Girl Media Interviews Dres[…]

O Girl Media presents Cruising with Classic Cars

The Moonlight Cruisers Car Club, based in Eastchester, NY held their annual car show this past weekend in New Rochelle. O Girl Media attended the family friendly event. A portion of the proceeds benefitted The Ursuline School.  100 trophies was given out at the cars show that was bursting with close to 400 cars! There was no way to film them all. Enjoy a look at a few classic cars. Learn the stories behind the Read more about O Girl Media presents Cruising with Classic Cars[…]

African American PRIDE in Harlem

In its 48th year the African American parade is an awesome display of the beautiful diaspora of Black people living in New York City. The African American Day Parade celebrates the best of #BlackPride! Watch the parade as thousands of people marched through Harlem. #OGirlMedia is proud to bring you another #NYC parade celebrating ethnic pride! Shoutout to Srexprezzions for sharing her beautiful artwork with #OGM!         Be sure to follow #OGirlMedia on Read more about African American PRIDE in Harlem[…]

A “Soulful” Car Show in Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon Classic Car Club of New York recently held their 6th Annual “I Know You Got Soul” Car Show in Mount Vernon, New York. Featuring classic cars from around the five boroughs, the car show was a family friendly event with soul music.   O Girl Media enjoyed our time browsing through the cars and learning the stories of many of the car owners. We took our camera to capture this wonderful event in Read more about A “Soulful” Car Show in Mount Vernon[…]

Dominican Pride in New York City

O Girl Media attended the 2017 Dominican Day Parade, celebrating the people and culture of the Dominican Republic. In its 35th year the parade was attended by thousands who marched along 6th Avenue to the sounds of Dominican music.   This years theme “Nuestra historia, al ritmo de guira tambora y acordeon is an ode to the richness and diversity of Dominican culture. It’s a fusion of African, European and Taino roots. Dominican Americans are Read more about Dominican Pride in New York City[…]

The Freedom of Dance

I’ve always been a dancer. My Mom says I was never too shy to shake my little butt as a child. I grew up dancing the wop, the snake, the reebok, the prep and other dances imitating my older sisters. It was something I always felt good at. I did it freely whenever a song moved my body. At a summer program I attended we did a production of The Wiz. I got to dance Read more about The Freedom of Dance[…]

Women Filmmakers: Sharing Their Story

While checking out the local indie film scene in my hometown, Fort Worth, Texas I was reunited with two friends from college. I was happy to meet local filmmakers at the Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase. Read the story of two awesome women in film, whose film Given Circumstances debuted at the film festival. Watch the story of their film, complete with interviews from two actors in the movie. Patrice M. Logan Working on this Read more about Women Filmmakers: Sharing Their Story[…]

Lexington Avenue Merchandise Fair

FOOD AND VENDORS! New York City street fair are truly a wonderful experience! Summer in New York City means some of the coolest streets fairs. O Girl Media spent a sunny Sunday afternoon walking the street festival. Watch our story of the Fair. We featured a few street vendors. Check out their products and the artist during our story! Links coming soon!       FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM!

Insecure Season 1 Recap

Season 2 of this hilarious new Black rom-com premiers tonight! Whether you ended season 1, #TeamIssa or #TeamLawrence or maybe you didn’t even watch, catch up briefly with my notes on Season 1. These are my random musings as I binge watched the show one weekend. I enjoyed watching the show. I was able to connect instantly with all the characters especially Issa, Lawrence and Molly. I’ve faced relationship issues similar to Lawrence and Issa, Read more about Insecure Season 1 Recap[…]

Black Music Month: The Beautiful Soul of Donnie

A friend introduced me to soul singer Donnie’s album The Colored Section (TCS) while in college and changed my world! I had just started my sophomore year at the University of North Texas. This album would become a major part of the soundtrack of my college years. Recently I spent one gloomy Saturday stuck inside interviewing the wonderfully insightful Donnie. I was nervous, breaking out into a sweat like a whore in church as our Read more about Black Music Month: The Beautiful Soul of Donnie[…]

A “Lost Slave” Kind of Mother’s Day

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” –Maya Angelou On Mothers Day I attended #50in50:Writing Women Into Existence. The event celebrated Black women from across the world with our stories. From childhood, youth, young adulthood, middle age and mature, the stories spanned through life. 221 stories were submitted but only 50 made the cut. The well-regarded cast included Simone Missick, Pauletta Washington, Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Cassandra Freeman, Read more about A “Lost Slave” Kind of Mother’s Day[…]

I Did Not See This Coming!

Black Female Writer That Is Who I Am! There was a call for Black Women Writers. It was titled “50in50: Writing Women Into Existence.” I had no idea of what piece to submit. I have written many poems chronicling the last few tumultuous years of my life. But I did not know what piece quite captured what it felt like to be a woman. Then I remembered and submitted the poem I had written entitled Read more about I Did Not See This Coming![…]

My Night With Sho Baraka

“I want to create experiences,” says Amisho “Sho” Baraka. “I want people to remember things about my show.” Baraka is a 38-year old Christian hip hop artist bringing a fresh new take on faith, culture, politics and life with his latest album The Narrative. He is on tour now promoting his fourth studio album. I was treated to my first Sho experience last Saturday night in Brooklyn at Park Slope Christian Tabernacle. I went to Read more about My Night With Sho Baraka[…]

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