Thursday, May 28, 2015
Teena Marie known as ‘Ivory Queen of Soul,’ dies
Written by Nakesa Mumbi Moody (AP Music Writer) 01 January 2011
By NEKESA MUMBI MOODYAP Music WriterLOS ANGELES - Teena Marie's last album, "Congo Square," was titled after a historical meeting place for slaves in New Orleans, featured a tribute to Martin Luther King's ... read more >>
Top Entertainment Moments of 2010
Written by Brandon Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 01 January 2011
By Brandon I. BrooksSentinel Entertainment Editor&Olusheyi BanjoSentinel Contributing Writer1.)  Badu's BootyErykah Badu made an unforgettable music statement when she appeared nude in the music ... read more >>
Teena Marie dies at age 54
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 December 2010
Teena Marie passes away at age 54. More information concerning the cause of death coming soon. read more >>
Judge to decide Jackson syringe testing issues
Written by Anthony McCartney (AP Entertainment Writer) 25 December 2010
In this March 5, 2009 file photo, US singer Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London(AP Photo/Joel Ryan) By Anthony MccartneyAP Entertainment WriterLOS ANGELES - A judge overseeing the ... read more >>
Rapper confesses to ’93 NY murder, authorities say
Written by Jennifer Peltz (Associated Press) 25 December 2010
By Jennifer Peltz Associated PressNEW YORK - The 1993 killing of a man outside a housing complex was a cold case for years until a suspect appeared on detectives' doorstep last week.Apparently haunted ... read more >>
KOCE – TV to become the new home of PBS in Southern California
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 December 2010
Sentinel News ServiceHuntington Beach, CA and Arlington, VA - December 1, 2010 - Starting January 1, 2011, KOCE-TV will become the full service PBS station for the Southern California region, and will ... read more >>
Snoop Dogg goes One on One with Cathy Hughes and TV One
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
Rap star reveals how he finally learned to balance the most important parts of his life.  By Sentinel News Service He was born Cordozar Calvin Broadus in Long Beach, California, but his galaxy of fans ... read more >>
LA Lakers come out to celebrate with Matt Barnes
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
Reality T.V. star Gloria Govan Host ‘Welcome To Los Angeles’ Party for Matt Barnes the newest L.A. Lakers Basketball Player. In addition, several Lakers and wives came out to support the NBA couple.This ... read more >>
Wesley Snipes ordered to surrender in tax case
Written by Associated Press 01 December 2010
Assoc. Press StoryA federal judge on Friday ordered actor Wesley Snipes to surrender to authorities so he can begin serving a three-year prison sentence for tax-related crimes.U.S. District Judge William ... read more >>
Brandy Is Still A Star!
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 November 2010
In this publicity image released by ABC, Brandy, left, and her partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy perform on the celebrity dance competition series, "Dancing with the Stars," Monday, Nov. 1, 2010 in Los Angeles. ... read more >>
Tina Knowles Premieres clothing line at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
Written by Olusheyi Banjo 29 October 2010
The mother of superstar entertainer Beyonce Knowles, made a special appearance in South Los Angeles to debut her affordable clothing line for everyday woman.By Olusheyi BanjoSentinel Contributing WriterTina ... read more >>
Michael Colyar: A Comedic Legend
Written by Biko Poindexter-Hodge (Intern) 04 September 2010
 Michael ColyarBy Biko N. Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternComedy has changed throughout the decades. We have had comedians such as Red Foxx, Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor, Bernie Mac, Eddie Murphy, Dave Chappell ... read more >>
Music Review: Wale – More About Nothing
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2010
 WaleWale — More About NothingBy Denzel CodringtonSentinel InternIn 2008, Washington D.C. rapper Wale released an acclaimed mixtape titled “The Mixtape About Nothing”. The title shouldn’t fool ... read more >>
David White Named Tops in Entertainment Law
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2010
 David WhiteScreen Actors Guild National Executive Director David White has been named “Entertainment, Sports & Art Law Section Attorney of the Year” by the National Bar Association, the oldest ... read more >>
Filmmaker Gets Under the Skin of Interracial Marriage in Mulatto Play
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2010
 Juliette Fairley rehearsing with Charles Burnett.During a break from rehearsing with his actress protégé Juliette Fairley, award-winning filmmaker Charles Burnett said it was the subject matter that ... read more >>
Chaka Khan to receive UNCF’s Highest Honor
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2010
 Chaka KhanChaka Khan to receive UNCF's Highest Honor on its 32nd Annual TV SpecialBy Sentinel News ServiceThe United Negro College Fund (UNCF) - the nation's largest and most effective minority education ... read more >>
Crews on Call
Written by Kam Williams (Sentinel Contributing Writer) 12 August 2010
  Terry CrewsTerry Crews pictured with familyTerry Crews in the upcoming film “The Expendables” Terry Crews: "The Expendables" InterviewBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterHailing from Flint, ... read more >>
Leela James knows how to Represent!
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 29 July 2010
 Leela James (Photo by Malcolm Ali)The artist performed in her hometown, LA at the El Ray TheaterBy Elzena RankinsSentinel InternLeela James...great music, check, stage presence, check, extremely hot ... read more >>
The 23rd Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival Announces Lineup
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
Lula Washington Dance Theatre at California Plaza
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
 Lula WashingtonLula Washington Dance Theatre (LWDT), which thrilled audiences at the Hollywood Bowl July 7 with trumpeter Terence Blanchard, will present three world-premiere dance works in a free concert ... read more >>
Blues Legend Phillip Walker Passes
Written by Zack Slovinsky (Special to the Sentinel) 29 July 2010
 Blues Legend Phillip WalkerBy Zack SlovinskySpecial to the SentinelWe are deeply saddened to report that blues legend Phillip Walker passed away Thursday morning at 4:30 am due to heart failure. The ... read more >>
French Doctor: Singer Al Jarreau getting better
Written by Associated Press 29 July 2010
 Singer Al JarreauBy Associated PressMARSEILLE, France — A cardiologist who is treating Al Jarreau says the Grammy-winning singer's health is improving steadily.Dr. Jean-Louis Bonnet, chief of the cardiology ... read more >>
Sheila Johnson is Escaping the Shadow of BET
Written by George E. Curry (NNPA Special Correspondent) 29 July 2010
 Sheila JohnsonBy George E. CurryNNPA Special CorrespondentSheila Johnson's accomplishments are breathtaking. She is president and managing partner of the WNBA's Washington Mystics. As a partner in Lincoln ... read more >>
Gospel Community Shares Memories of Walter Hawkins
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 23 July 2010
 Walter Hawkins Walter Hawkins By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterIf asked to name gospel music's royal families, those who know and love this genre would no doubt name Andrae and Sandra Crouch, ... read more >>
Stedman’s Steps to Success
Written by Kam Williams (Sentinel Contributing Writer) 23 July 2010
  Stedman Graham pictured with participating youth(L-R) Stedman Graham, Anthony Anderson & Charles Woodsom Stedman Graham — the "Athletes Against Drugs" InterviewBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing ... read more >>

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