Saturday, April 18, 2015
FILM REVIEW Fruitvale Station
Written by Jennifer Bihm 18 July 2013
As calls for justice abound in the Trayvon Martin case, newly minted filmmaker Ryan Coogler reminds the nation of another unarmed and slain victim in “Fruitvale Station” released in theaters July ... read more >>
JUS AX FRED Solving your relationship problems one paragraph at a time
Written by Fred Hawthorne 18 July 2013
Dear Fred,      I am divorced, in my late 30's with three kids.  I was married young and have been divorced almost ten years.  I thought when I got divorced I had finally realized what I wanted ... read more >>
A Taste of a Taste of Soul at L.A. Live
Written by Shonassee Shaver and Shannen Hill Sentinel Interns 12 July 2013
The BET & Taste of Soul Community Stage showcases up-and-coming community acts at L.A. Live.   Throughout the weekend, energy poured through the BET & Taste of Soul Community Stage at L.A. Live. ... read more >>
Anything Can Happen and DID Happen at The 2013 BET Awards
Written by Nicole Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 July 2013
(Photos: Associated Press)    This year’s BET Awards took on the slogan “Anything Can Happen” and played the slogan to a tee. Hosted in the heart of down town Los Angeles (DTLA) at ... read more >>
Jus Ax Fred
Written by Fred Hawthorne 10 July 2013
Greetings Sentinel Family, My name is Frederick Hawthorne (author of “Why Did I Sleep with Him”) and I will be bringing our community a weekly relationship column that will give helpful tips and ... read more >>
MERRY CLAYTON The Queen of Background Bolts to Frontline in “20 Feet From Stardom”
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 10 July 2013
The scent of Este Lauder perfume permeates throughout the hallways of the air-conditioned building, but the cramped office space where the interview is to be conducted is too hot to hold legendary vocalist ... read more >>
Its A Rap July 11
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 10 July 2013
Jay-Z, "Magna Carta Holy Grail"  In between selling off his share of the Brooklyn Nets NBA basketball team and then making a he splash launching his sports agent business, revolutionary Jay-Z dropped ... read more >>
Reel Talk July 11
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 10 July 2013
  ‘‘PACIFIC RIM’’  Like the kind of boyhood fantasy that delights in flying men and relishes dreams of dinosaurs, ‘‘Pacific Rim,’’ the latest film from director Guillermo Del Toro, ... read more >>
Goodie Mob, AT&T and Blackberry ‘Elevate Young Black Voices’
Written by Troy Tieuel, Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 July 2013
KNO'BODIE:  "I already have service with AT&T, and they were looking for talent and solo artists to turn in a video for ‘Elevate Young Black Voices,’ said rapper Kno'Bodie.  “I was like, ... read more >>
Its A Rap July 4
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 03 July 2013
    Remembering Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland Full, sweet and melodious at one moment, powerful and primal in another, the iconic singing voice of the late Bobby "Blue" Bland was remembered by fans, friends ... read more >>
CAAM to Celebrate July 4th
Written by Sentinel News Services 03 July 2013
  Experience the 4th of July at the California African American Museum (CAAM) with live performances and a unique art workshop, followed by Exposition Park’s annual fireworks display. In celebration ... read more >>
Reel Talk July 4
Written by Kenneth Miller 03 July 2013
    “Iceberg Slim: Portrait Of A Pimp” Rapper turned actor Ice-T is making more moves in the world of film production. After tasting some success with his documentary “The Art of Rap,” he’s ... read more >>
‘Trombone Shorty’ Brings His Musical Gumbo to the Playboy Jazz Festival
Written by Kathy Williamson 27 June 2013
Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews and the Orleans Avenue Band whipped the Playboy Jazz Festival audience into a musical feeding frenzy at the Hollywood Bowl. – photo courtesy of Playboy Jazz Festival. The ... read more >>
Judge taking no action in Jackson guardianship
Written by ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Associated Press 27 June 2013
  This Jan. 27, 2012 file photo shows, from left, Blanket Jackson, Paris Jackson, and Prince Michael Jackson at the opening night of the Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Dan ... read more >>
Marriage, the sequel for 'Star Wars' creator Lucas
Written by Associated Press 27 June 2013
Filmmaker George Lucas, right, and Mellody Hobson arrive for the screening of "Wall Street Money Never Sleeps", at the 63rd international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 14, 2010. ... read more >>
Jackie Jackson Exclusive: The Jacksons Still Have It!
Written by BRANDON I. BROOKS Managing Editor 27 June 2013
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Reel Talk June 27
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 27 June 2013
  THE INEVITABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER AND PETE The 17 annual American Black Film Festival opening in Miami last week with the screening of powerful film “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete.” After ... read more >>
It's A Rap: June 27
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 27 June 2013
LIL SNUPE The Winnfield City Police officials announced new developments on the shooting death of Lil Snupe. There has been a warrant issued by Winnfield City Police for arrest for Tony Holden in connection ... read more >>
Bill Duke’s ‘Dark Girls’ Tells The Unspoken Secret
Written by Shonassee Shaver 27 June 2013
The Long overdue documentary, ‘Dark Girls’ will force America to take a look at the harsh discrimination that faces dark-skin African American woman, their plight, complexities and unshakeable scars. Legendary ... read more >>
JADAGRACE: Discovered by LMFAO’s Redfoo, another Gordy Protégé to Rock TOS Community Stage
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 27 June 2013
  Teenage pop dynamo Jadagrace, who was discovered by LMFAO’s Redfoo, will perform her debut hit single, “Run Dat Back,” on Saturday at the Taste of Soul Community Stage.  The track, which ... read more >>
BET Experience @L.A. Live Fan Fest June 28-29
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 21 June 2013
  Imagine a day where any and everything that you thought of in fun and entertainment, that what the BET Experience at L.A. Live on June 28 and June 29 really is. It is the inaugural official celebration ... read more >>
Reel Talk June 20
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 21 June 2013
2013 FALL MOVIE PREVIEW Alexandre Moors’ BLUE CAPRICE (September 20, 2013) Screenwriter: R. F. I. Porto & Alexandre Moors
 Starring: Isaiah Washington, Tequan Richmond, Joey Lauren Adams, ... read more >>
It's A Rap: The One and Only BERRY GORDY
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 21 June 2013
  The all-time heavyweights of music and entertainment were at the 44th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremonies recently in New York, and perhaps none was more notable than Berry Gordy. Elton John, ... read more >>
Book Challenges Stereotypes of Poor Fathers
Written by Bobbi Booker, Special to the NNPA from The Philadelphia Tribune 18 June 2013
“Doing The Best I Can” delves into the lives of poor men who have children outside of marriage and their “New Package Deals” ‑ the direct and intimate relationships with their children that ... read more >>
Kurtis Blow to perform at Regency West as local groups premier documentary ‘Have You Seen My Father?’ on June 16
Written by KENNETH MILLER Entertainment Editor 13 June 2013
    Legendary old school rapper Kurtis Blow will be the featured performer at premier of an explosive documentary ‘Have You Seen My Father’ hosted by local organizations Taking Responsibility for ... read more >>

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