Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
A lifetime's worth of Rosa Parks' belongings, including her Presidential Medal of Freedom, sits unseen and unsold in a New ...
York warehouse. (April 10)
Tags:ap,AP News,Associated Press,presidential medal of freedom,rosa park memorabilia in ny,rosa parks belongings,rosa parks memorabilia
Grab video code:
SHOTLIST:AP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York - April 8, 20141. Mid pan: storage facility hallway to Guernsey's storage unit2. Mid: boxes storing Rosa Parks archive items3. Tracking: dresses hanging on rack4. Mid: mirror, comb, and hair brush on table5. Tight: hair brush bristles6. Mid tracking: Guernsey's representative showing contents of storage unit. Upsound: "All of these boxes, these large boxes on the bottom are all of her clothing."7. Tight: label on box showing 'Rosa Parks Archive'8. Tilt down: gold dress belonging to Parks9. Tight: key to city of Washington D.C. presented to ParksAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York - March 13, 201410. SOUNDBITE: (English): Arlan Ettinger, President Guernsey's Auctioneers: (transcript below)11. Tight: Ettinger showing Parks' schoolbook12. Mid: Parks' Presidential Medal of Freedom in caseFILE/AP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyWashington - September 15, 199613. Mid: Clinton and Parks on stage at podium in ceremony honoring ParksAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York - March 13, 201414. Zoom in: Ettinger showing hatAP Photos - AP Television Clients OnlyMontgomery, Alabama - December 1, 195515. Still image: file photo Parks on busAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York - April 8, 201416. Mid pan: Parks memorabilia on shelf in storage unitAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York - March 13, 201417. Mid: postcard from Martin Luther King Jr. to Parks18. Tight: Martin Luther King Jr.'s signature on postcardAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyFarmington Hills, Michigan - Mar. 27, 201419. SOUNDBITE: (English): Elaine Steele, Rosa Parks longtime friend, Head of Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development: (transcript below)++SOUNDBITE COVERED WITH SHOTS 18, 20++AP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York - March 13, 201420. Zoom in: Rosa Parks' Congressional Medal of Honor AP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyFarmington Hills, Michigan - Mar. 27, 201421. SOUNDBITE: (English): Elaine Steele, Rosa Parks longtime friend, Head of Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development: (transcript below)AP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York - March 13, 201422. Tight pan: Parks' written noteAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyWashington - April 2, 201423. SOUNDBITE: (English): Rex Ellis, Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs Smithsonian National Museum of African History and Culture: (transcript below)AP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York - April 8, 201424. Tight: Parks' National Women's Hall of Fame medal25. Tilt up: red dress belonging to ParksAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York - March 13, 201426. Tight: certificate for Presidential Medal of Freedom AP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York - April 8, 201427. Tight: photo of Parks marching with Martin Luther King Jr.28. Wide tilt down: Manhattan storage facility VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:IN THIS NON-DESCRIPT PUBLIC STORAGE UNIT IN EAST HARLEM SITS A PILE OF PERSONAL BELONGINGS…A CLOTHES RACK FILLED WITH WOMEN'S DRESSES…A BRUSH WITH HAIR STILL ON IT. (NATS)BUT THE ITEMS DON'T BELONG TO JUST ANYONE... THEY ARE PART OF ROSA PARK'S LEGACY.SOME OF HER MOST VALUABLE POSSESSIONS TUCKED AWAY IN BOXES, UNSEEN FOR THE PAST EIGHT YEARS. SOUNDBITE: Arlan Ettinger/President Guernsey's Auctioneers:"These objects reflect her entire life, beginning with, well, beginning with her birth."FROM HER CHILDHOOD SCHOOLBOOKS, TO THE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM GIVEN TO HER BY PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON…EVEN A HAT SHE MAY HAVE WORN THAT DAY SHE REFUSED TO GIVE UP HER SEAT ON A MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA BUS…THOUSANDS OF CIVIL RIGHTS MEMORABILIA ENDED UP IN THE HANDS OF AN AUCTION HOUSE AFTER A LEGAL SQUABBLE BEGAN BETWEEN PARKS' HEIRS AND FRIENDS.SOUNDBITE: Elaine Steele/Head of Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development"The valuable mementos are at Guernsey's in New York, because the court ordered them to be there.//"I think they should not have been taken to begin with. I feel that they were stolen, that Mrs. Parks wanted the things so that the people could see it."AMONG THE POSSESSIONS, HANDWRITTEN NOTES, WHEN PARKS MARCHED ALONGSIDE DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. ITEMS SMITHSONIAN CURATOR REX ELLIS SAYS BELONG IN A MUSEUM OR RESEARCH FACILITY. SOUNDBITE: Rex Ellis/Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs Smithsonian National Museum of African History and Culture"This young woman was out writing down testimony in rural places that not too many people would have gone. Not too many men would have gone. And so it is that Rosa Parks that we need to know and obviously these documents might help us understand."BUT UNDER A COURT ORDER, THE ITEMS MUST BE SOLD TOGETHER. AND NO INSTITUTION OR MUSEUM HAS COME FORWARD TO PAY THE 8-10 MILLION DOLLAR PRICE TAG.SO A LIFETIME OF MEMORABILIA FROM THE WOMAN KNOWN AS THE MOTHER OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ERA…REMAINS OUT OF THE PUBLIC VIEW.BONNY GHOSH, ASSOCIATED PRESS.