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Drake withdraws 2 Grammy nominations from final ballot
December 9, 2021
Drake wants no part in competing for a Grammy. ... read more »
Critics Choice Association to Celebrate Black Cinema & Television Tonight
December 6, 2021
Halle Berry, Anthony Anderson, Jennifer Hudson and Barry Jenkins will be among numerous honorees tonight at the Critics Choice Association's fourth annual Celebration of Black Cinema & Television. ... read more »
‘Halftime Game’ commercial features 2 HBCU marching bands
December 4, 2021
Marching bands from two historically Black universities are being featured in a new PepsiCo TV commercial that airs for the first time this weekend. ... read more »
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WATCH: Annie Sings the Iconic Song “Tomorrow” | NBC’s Annie Live!
December 4, 2021
Annie (Celina Smith) sings the classic "Tomorrow" during Annie Live! ... read more / watch video »
A Statement from Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. Regarding Arrest in Jackie Avant Murder
December 2, 2021
"I am relieved to hear that an arrest has been made so quickly and I thank the Beverly Hills and Los Angeles Police for working so quickly.   I hope that all the perpetrators and anyone else who participated in this heinous crime is arrested and brought to justice. This, unfortunately, does not and will not relieve the pain that Clarence, Nicole, Alex and all who knew Jackie are feeling today.   I can only hope as we all do, that this little bit of justice, over time will help ease the pain of losing a wife a mother, and a friend."-  Danny J Bakewell Sr - Chairman/Executive Publisher of the Los Angeles Sentinel & close friend of the Avant Family. ... read more »
BHERC Plans African American Film Marketplace & S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase
December 2, 2021
The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will hold its 27th Annual African American Film Marketplace & S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase on Jan. 14-22, 2022. The hybrid event will feature more than 100 short films curated from 900 US and international entries. Entries also being accepted for the 12th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival ... read more »
Virgil Abloh: Designing an Unforgettable Legacy
December 2, 2021
At 41 years old, the world-renowned luxury designer lost his life to a rare form of cancer, however, his influence and pioneering legacy will hold eternal flames of inspiration. ... read more »
Special “Passage” Contending for Oscar Awards
December 2, 2021
David Massey, the first African American Filmmaker ever Oscar-Nominated for “Best Live Action Short Film” (for 1992’s “Last Breeze of Summer” which he Produced,) along with Producer Sandra Evers-Manly, have presented Massey’s newest Short Film Project: “Passage” at two very recent events: The first screening was held at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, NY, on November 19, and the second screening took place at Raleigh Studios’ Chaplin Theater in Hollywood on November 23. ... read more »
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JACQUELINE AVANT: A FAMILY / COMMUNITY TREASURE LOST
December 1, 2021
Avant family devastated by the tragic death of one of the world’s most kind & loving people    L.A. Sentinel News Service Words cannot express the pain and devastation the Bakewell family and our community of well-wishers and fans feel this morning over the senseless murder of our beloved friend and family member, ... read more »
Fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies of cancer at 41
November 28, 2021
Designer Virgil Abloh, a leading fashion executive hailed as the Karl Lagerfeld of his generation, has died after a private battle with cancer. He was 41. Abloh’s death was announced Sunday by the luxury group LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy) and the Off White label, the brand Abloh founded. Abloha was the men’s wear designer of Louis Vuitton. ... read more »
Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., — Original Stars and lead singers of the legendary group, The 5th Dimension — at the Catalina Jazz Club — December 3 and 4th.
November 25, 2021
Here are some facts that you just can’t get around. Fact one, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., are living musical legends and that takes a lot of passion, heart work, hard work, and l.o.v.e. to accomplish. ... read more »
Jennifer Hudson, Christina Aguilera Headline AHF’s 2021 World AIDS Day Concert December 1st in L.A.
November 25, 2021
AHF’s show at L.A. Forum hosted by entertainer Randy Rainbow with performances by stars Hudson, Aguilera and students at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy. Sen. Bernie Sanders to be honored with AHF’s Lifetime Achievement Award via video presentation ... read more »
Morisseau’s “Paradise Blue”: A Bang-up Performance!
November 24, 2021
Dominique Morisseau’s theatrical production of “Paradise Blue” is a drama about Black life in post-World War II Detroit, Michigan. The story touches on gentrification, Black affluence, mystery, vindication and redemption. ... read more »
Police Tie Car Used in Young Dolph’s Killing to 2nd Shooting
November 24, 2021
Police in Tennessee have tied a car used in the killing of rapper Young Dolph to a shooting that left a woman dead and wounded another person days before the ambush on the hip-hop artist, ... read more »
`Red Notice,’ `Arcane’ Top Netflix Ratings
November 24, 2021
“Red Notice” was the most-watched English-language film for the second time in the two weeks it has streamed on Netflix, according to figures released by the streaming service today. ... read more »
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