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Tyrese Ejected from Radio Station
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Afro American Newspapers 10 October 2011
Follows On-Air Speak-Out Against Inner City Liquor Stores R&B singer Tyrese Gibson recently got the boot from a Delaware radio station after voicing his opinion about liquor stores in the inner city.According ... read more >>
Hammer Museum presents works by elite Black artists
Written by F. Finley McRae 06 October 2011
Charles White. Love Letter #1, 1971. Lithograph with documents. 22 3/16 x 30 in. (56.4 x 76.2 cm). Private Collection.David Hammons. America the Beautiful, 1968. Lithograph and body print. 39 x 29 1?2 ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays September 29th – October 6th
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 September 2011
Bryant Gumbel – September 29thKevin Durant – September 29thT Pain – September 30thJohnny Mathis – September 30thMahatma Ghandi – October 2dChubby Checker – October 3rdAl Sharpton – October ... read more >>
Papa didn’t take any mess
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 September 2011
Venisha Brown (left) and Deanna Brown-ThomasTo us, he was the ‘Godfather of Soul.’  To them, he was just ‘Daddy.’  Two of his daughters remember James Brown.At the September 17 opening of the ... read more >>
R&B singer Vesta Williams found dead in Calif.
Written by Associated Press 30 September 2011
 EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Big-voiced R&B diva Vesta Williams, perhaps best-known for her 1980s hits "Don't Blow A Good Thing" and "Congratulations," has been found dead of a possible drug overdose ... read more >>
Jamie’s Soulful Thunder
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 September 2011
Jamie Foxx is interviewed following the kick-off of the national Fidelity FutureStage music program for 2010 at Disney Hall in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010. More than $500,000 worth of new musical ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays September 22nd – September 28th
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 September 2011
Shari Belafonte –September 22ndRay Charles – September 23rdLisa Raye –September 23rdJohn Coltrane – September 23rd Bob McAdoo – September 25thChauncy Billups – September 25thWill Smith – ... read more >>
“Say It Loud: The Genius of James Brown” On Display at the Grammy Museum
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 September 2011
 The music of James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, who blazed a trail in American music by blending gospel, pop and soul, is now on exhibit at the Grammy Museum through January 22.  It celebrates Brown’s ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays September 15th – September 21st
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 September 2011
Nipsey Russell – September 15th B.B. King – September 16thElgin Baylor – September 16thKyla Pratt – September 16thXzibit – September 18thJada Pinkett Smith – September 18thAisha Tyler – September ... read more >>
Jackson's fame challenges Murray jury selection
Written by ANTHONY McCARTNEY - AP Entertainment Writer 15 September 2011
In this Jan. 25, 2011 file photo, Dr. Conrad Murray, singer Michael Jackson's personal physician, appears in Los Angeles Superior Court where Murray pleaded not guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter ... read more >>
Tyler Perry is Forbes’ Highest Paid Man in Entertainment
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 September 2011
 Actor/director/screenwriter/producer/author Tyler Perry, whose films have grossed more than $500 million worldwide, sits alone atop a new Forbes list of the highest-paid men in entertainment, beating ... read more >>
Michelle Obama honors top designers at White House
Written by BRETT ZONGKER - Associated Press 15 September 2011
Photo by Susan Walsh (AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — For 16-year-old Princess Lawrence, it was dizzying to be one of 15 high school students invited to the White House as Michelle Obama honored the winners of ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays September 8th – September 14th
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 08 September 2011
Guitar Shorty – September 8thBilly Preston – September 9thOtis Redding – September 9thLudacris – September 11thLola Falana – September 11thJennifer Hudson – September 12thRuben Studdard – ... read more >>
Que Sera, Sanaa!
Written by Kam Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 08 September 2011
Sanaa Lathan The “Contagion” Interview Sanaa Lathan earned a Tony Award nomination for her Broadway performance as Beneatha Younger in “A Raisin in the Sun,” a role she later recreated in the ... read more >>
‘Flying While Black’: Comedian experiences present day Rosa Parks
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 08 September 2011
Actor and funnyman Michael Colyar speaks about being kicked off a recent United Airlines flight. Comedian Michael Colyar recently reached out to the Sentinel regarding an incident he experienced during ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays September 1st – September 7th
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 05 September 2011
Al Green – September 1stTim Hardaway – September 1stLennox Lewis – September 2ndHorace Silver – September 2ndBeyonce’ Knowles – September 4thPhil Lewis – September 4thDamon Wayans – September ... read more >>
Holla! @ Zendaya
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 02 September 2011
The “Shake It Up!” Interview  Born in Oakland, California on September 1, 1996, Zendaya grew up around the California Shakespeare Theater in nearby Orinda, where her mother worked as the House Manager. ... read more >>
Beyonce pregnancy announcement overshadows VMAs
Written by NEKESA MUMBI MOODY - AP Music Writer 02 September 2011
Beyonce arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday Aug. 28, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello). Beyonce and Jay-Z’s spawn doesn’t even have a name yet, but it was the indisputable ... read more >>
Comedian Michael Colyar was kicked off a United Airlines flight
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 September 2011
Comedian Michael Colyar was kicked off a United Airlines flight ‘Barber Shop Actor’- “I Was Kicked Off Plane Because I'm Black”  Michael Colyar released about the incident: I am a loyal United ... read more >>
Freeway Enterprise Presents: L.A. Can Dance!
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2011
“Freeway Rick” Ross and Dr. Dre Freeway Enterprise Presents: L.A. Can Dance! The competition has been created to benefit South Los Angeles area grade school and high school students.  The event ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays (August 25th – August 31st)
Written by Super User 26 August 2011
Celebrity Birthdays (August 25th – August 31st)  Kel Mitchell – August 25thKeke Palmer – August 26thBranford Marsalis – August 26thJamal Lewis – August 26thEvan Ross – August 26th“Downtown” ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthday’s August 18th – August 24th
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 August 2011
Celebrity Birthday’sAugust 18th – August 24thMalcolm-Jamal Warner – August 18thParker McKenna Posey – August 18thNate Dogg – August 19thRomeo Miller – August 19thAl Rocker – August 20thIsaac ... read more >>
MTV dance judge pleads no contest to sex charges
Written by Associated Press 19 August 2011
LOS ANGELES—A Los Angeles hip-hop choreographer who was a judge on MTV's "America's Best Dance Crew" has pleaded no contest to having sex with an underage girl in the 1990s.Shane Sparks had been facing ... read more >>
Benét’s Soiree
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 August 2011
Eric Benét The “Trinity Goodheart” Interview Born in Milwaukee on October 15, 1970, two-time Grammy-nominee Eric Benét is an actor, singer and songwriter whose music has been influenced by such ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays August 11th – August 17th
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 18 August 2011
Celebrity BirthdaysAugust 11th – August 17thAlex Haley – August 11thJermaine Taylor – August 11thViola Davis – August 11thHalle Berry – August 14thEarvin Magic Johnson – August 14thMaxine Waters ... read more >>

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