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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

I WAS ON THE CHEW!

WATCH ME NOW on The Chew! This all started as something fun for my boyfriend and I to do. Audience tickets for TV shows are free. Living near New York City gives us ample access to so many shows we couldn’t possibly try to attend them all. My boo attended culinary school and has some interest in cooking. I grew up cooking with my Mom and sisters. The Chew seemed like the perfect show for Read more about I WAS ON THE CHEW![…]

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[…]

I Skipped Class for El DeBarge

  I have many goals and dreams I want to do with my journalism career. I have literally dreamed about interviewing El DeBarge. I skipped news writing class, checking this off my bucket list. Leaving school early to film DeBarge at the now closed J&R Music World was a once in a lifetime opportunity. #YOLO Being a fan, I knew El’s new album was coming out. It had been 16 long years since he had Read more about I Skipped Class for El DeBarge[…]

The Summer of ’93

As summertime returns, I’m sharing my summer of 1993 memories of the best family road trip ever! From Texas to NYC and stops in between, I travelled the highways of America with my parents and a childhood friend. I was ten years old and had just graduated from fifth grade. My parents were retracing their steps with me on this trip. I missed the earlier family vacations with my older siblings because I wasn’t born. Read more about The Summer of ’93[…]

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[…]

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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