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Black Fact of the Day: June 20, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
June 20, 2019
On this day June 20, activist and actor, Harry Belafonte became the first African to win an Emmy Award, 1960 ... read more »
Bass Legislation Leads to Marvin Gaye Post Office
June 20, 2019
The popular tunes of singer Marvin Gaye echoed throughout the dedication ceremony that added his name to the Dockweiler postal station in South L.A. Thanks to legislation sponsored by U.S. Representative Karen Bass and passed into law by the U.S. Congress, the station at 3585 S. Vermont Ave. is now known as the Marvin Gaye Post Office, an action that pairs nicely with the Marvin Gaye stamp, which was issued in April. ... read more »
Singer Jhala Angelique Talks Life After StarQuest 4 Kids Singing Competition
June 13, 2019
Since winning the competition, Jhala Angelique has begun making a name for herself throughout the Greater Los Angeles area as a rising artist. Recently the Sentinel caught up with the child prodigy to discuss her life after StarQuest. ... read more »
John Legend John Legend on abortion law boycotts: ‘Money talks’
June 11, 2019
John Legend courtesy photo LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Legend says Hollywood should consider boycotting Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama and other states that pass restrictive abortion laws. ... read more »
UPDATE: Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill Dead at 52
June 9, 2019
A publicist for rapper Bushwick Bill says the founder of the iconic Houston rap group the Geto Boys has died. Bill’s publicist, Dawn P., told The Associated Press that the rapper died Sunday at 9:35 p.m., ... read more »
Kool and The Gang to be Honored with Marian Anderson Award
June 5, 2019
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Funk-soul band Kool & The Gang is being honored with an award named for pioneering opera singer Marian Anderson. Kool & The Gang, ... read more »
Godfather of Funk George Clinton decides to let the music keep playing
May 30, 2019
We know him and love him as the Godfather of Funk ... read more »
Grammy-Nominated Artist Tracy Carter Gears Up to Share His Talent, Creativity And Truth Through Musical Expression
May 30, 2019
Carter is here to make sounds that tell stories, uplift and are in exact alignment with who he is. ... read more »
Rihanna feels the pressure as she makes fashion history
May 30, 2019
Rihanna may have looked cool and collected next to the debut collection for her new fashion label, Fenty, donning a brilliant white tuxedo dress and a 1,000-watt smile. ... read more »
Movie Director F. Gary Gray Receives Walk of Fame Star
May 29, 2019
Gary Gray, who has directed such films as ``Straight Outta Compton'' and ``The Fate of the Furious,'' became the latest honoree on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 26, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
May 26, 2019
    On this day May 26, 1926, Miles Davis, considered by most to be a musical genius was born in Alton, Illinois. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Monterey Jazz Festival Announces 2019 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra Members
May 24, 2019
Summer Performances in British Columbia and Seattle, June 29-July 1 NGJO Performs with Allison Miller and Derrick Hodge at 62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 29, ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 24, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 24, 2019
    On this day May 24, 1944, songstress, Patricia Louise Holte aka Patti Labelle, was born in Philadelphia, PA. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
MC Lyte Making Dreams a Reality for African American Scholars
May 23, 2019
“…once I received the MC Lyte #EducateOURMen Scholarship to Dillard, I knew that I was destined to have a fulfilling college experience that was beyond my wildest dreams and I cannot thank MC Lyte, Lynn Richardson and the Hip Hop Sisters Foundation enough for investing in me and being one of my strongest support systems,” said Joshua Williams, a valedictorian at historically Black Dillard University. ... read more »
Mural Festival Brings Art and Inspiration to Youth
May 23, 2019
Dr. Maya Angelou Community High School was the epicenter of creativity and expression recently thanks to a special project. ... read more »
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