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@ the Box Office (02-27-09 Edition)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 26 February 2009
Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun  For movies opening February 27, 2009   Big Budget Films Crossing Over (R for sexuality, nudity, graphic violence and pervasive profanity) ... read more >>
The Year of Mary Mary Continues
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
As the 2009 Grammy Award Winners Garner Four Dove Award Nominations and a performance at the white house. The year of Mary Mary continues as the dynamic gospel duo of sisters Erica and Tina Campbell ... read more >>
Sloan Robinson Stars As Legendary Josephine Baker
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Sloan Robinson to star as legendary Josephine Baker in "Bananas", at the Vintage Hollywood Private Club, Executive Producer, Leroy Richardson, III, Associate Producers, Michael Golden and ... read more >>
3 Mo' Divas Brings Musical Sass and Class to CCPA
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Three dynamic singers. Eight musical styles. Add it all up and you've got 3 Mo' Divas, an exuberant celebration of class, sass, and style. The high-energy production is presented at the Cerritos ... read more >>
2009 Academy Awards Recap: Slumdog Sweeps!
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 26 February 2009
Slumdog Millionaire emerged the big winner at the 81st Annual Academy Awards, garnering 8 Oscars overall, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay. Because none of Slumdog's ... read more >>
Tavis Smiley The State of the Black Union Interview
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 26 February 2009
Interviewing the Interviewer, Turning the Tables on TavisBorn in Gulfport, Mississippi on September 13, 1964, Tavis Smiley was raised by his mother and step-father in a modest mobile home in Peru, Indiana ... read more >>
Obama Dominates 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 19 February 2009
No, President Barack Obama was not actually present at the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles February 12th, but so many folks were busy paying him props that he ... read more >>
@ the Box Office (02-20-09 Edition)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 19 February 2009
Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun For movies opening February 20, 2009   Big Budget Films Fired Up (PG-13 for profanity, sexuality, partying, partial nudity and pervasive crude ... read more >>
Rihanna's family speaks about incident
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Pop diva Rihanna's family is asking media and others for understanding. According to Rihanna's uncle, Daddy I-Roy, the singer is alright, but the family is not due to the constant phone calls ... read more >>
Chris Brown Releases Statement Regarding Rihanna
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
In the statement, released via his publicist Sunday, Brown says: "Words cannot begin to express how sorry and saddened I am over what transpired. I am seeking the counseling of my pastor, my ... read more >>
Suge Knight Catches Beat Down
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
TMZ.com is reporting that Marion "Suge" Knight was beaten up early Monday morning in Scottsdale, Ariz., and the alleged assailant is affiliated with pop star Akon. According to the Web site, ... read more >>
"Skin" is Favorite Among PAFF Jury and Audiences
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
The Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF) announced today the winners of its annual film competition. A favorite among PAFF jurors and audiences was the South Africa/UK film "Skin" starring ... read more >>
Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. The Lincoln on Race and Slavery Interview
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 19 February 2009
Dr. Gates Gets Honest about Abe Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr. was born in Piedmont, West Virginia on September 16, 1950 to Henry, Sr. and Pauline Coleman. Today, he is a world-renowned ... read more >>
Los Angeles Sentinel Artist David G. Brown Receives NAACP Image award for new book
Written by James Bolden (Special to the Sentinel) 19 February 2009
Los Angeles artist, educator and publisher, David G. Brown, received a NAACP Image Award for his book "Barack, Race and the Media: Drawing my own Conclusions." The book, which won in the ... read more >>
'The Black List: Vol.2 to Premier in Virginia
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
HBO and Cox Communication Partners with Urban League of Hampton Roads HBO and Cox Communications Hampton Roads, in partnership with the Urban League of Hampton Roads , will co-host the Virginia ... read more >>
Pasadena Playhouse Presents "Conversation with "Leslie Uggams"
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2009
Tony and Emmy Award-Winner Talks of Life and Love – From Hollywood to Broadway In celebration of Pasadena Playhouse 2008-2009 season theme, “Women: The Heart and Soul of Theatre,” ... read more >>
Halle Berry and Tyler Perry to Host Live Broadcast of "40th NAACP Image Awards"
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2009
Live Broadcast of “40 NAACP Image Awards” Thursday, February 12, on Fox Academy Award winner Halle Berry and critically acclaimed screenwriter/actor Tyler Perry will host the 40TH NAACP ... read more >>
"THE BET HONORS" Premieres Monday, February 9 at 9:00 P.M.
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2009
Hosted by Gabrielle Union, the Second Annual “BET HONORS” Features Appearances by Stevie Wonder, Diddy, Terrence Howard, Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, Queen Latifah, Anthony Hamilton, ... read more >>
2009 PAFF Features Films from 42 Countries
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2009
The Pan African Film and Arts Festival announced the lineup of films selected to screen in its annual film competitions for the 17th Annual Pan African Film Festival. Jury Prizes will be awarded in ... read more >>
Chatting with Cheadle
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 05 February 2009
Don Cheadle: The Hotel for Dogs Interview Donald Frank Cheadle, Jr was born on November 29, 1964 to Don Cheadle, Sr., a clinical psychologist, and Betty, a teacher. The chameleon-like character actor ... read more >>
Veridicus Films Presents Barack Obama: The Man And His Journey
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 January 2009
First African – American owned film studio, Codeblack Entertainment, Tapped to Distribute Pioneering New Full Length Documentary on President Barack Obama Revolutionary new film production ... read more >>
Vocalist Barbara Morrison returns to stage in "HOWLIN’ BLUES AND DIRTY DOGS"
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 January 2009
Blues and jazz vocalist Barbara Morrison returns to the stage in the play Howlin’ Blues and Dirty Dogs, about the life and times of legendary blues singer Big Mama Thornton.  Enjoying a ... read more >>
Rapper Lil Eazy-E Supports Obama
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 29 January 2009
Son of Rap legend Eazy-E shares thoughts about the election of President Obama Lil Eazy-E, the son of legendary rap icon Eazy-E, caught up with the Sentinel Newspaper at our office a few days after ... read more >>
@ the Box Office (01-29-09 Edition)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 29 January 2009
Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun For movies opening January 30, 2009 BIG BUDGET FILMS New in Town (PG-13 for brief profanity) Romantic comedy about a high-powered, big-city businesswoman ... read more >>
Meagan Good: The Unborn Interview
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 29 January 2009
On Her Way from Good to Greatness!  Born in Panorama City, California to Tyra Doyle and Leon Good on August 18, 1981, Meagan Monique Good was raised along with her three siblings mostly by ... read more >>

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