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Anita Pointer, Founding Member of the Pointer Sisters, Passes at Age 74
January 5, 2023
Grammy-winning singer Anita Pointer, a founding member of the Pointer Sisters who had a string of hit songs in the 70s and 80s, died of cancer at her home in Beverly Hills, her publicist said on Saturday, Dec. 31. ... read more »
Beverly White Closes 41-Year Broadcasting Career
January 5, 2023
Los Angeles bid farewell to the iconic Beverly White, the dynamic news reporter who has graced Los Angeles airwaves for the last three decades and been in the industry for more than 40 years. ... read more »
Top Ten Entertainment Stories by the Los Angeles Sentinel
December 29, 2022
Here is the top ten entertainment the Los Angeles Sentinel covered in 2022. ... read more »
Tory Lanez Convicted of Shooting Fellow Rapper Megan Thee Stallion
December 23, 2022
Rapper Tory Lanez was convicted of assault and other charges today, Dec. 23, for shooting fellow rapper Megan Thee Stallion in the feet during a 2020 argument in the Hollywood Hills.  ... read more »
Are Black Individuals Like Kanye West, Van Jones, and Stephen A. Smith ‘Perpetrating a Fraud,’ or is Self-Hate a Primary Motivator for Anti-Blackness
December 22, 2022
“So, you have two types of Negro. The old type and the new type. Most of you know the old type. When you read about him in history during slavery he was called ‘Uncle Tom.’ He was the House Negro.” ... read more »
R Kelly Manager Gets a Year in Prison for Theater Threat
December 22, 2022
Kelly’s onetime manager was sentenced Monday to a year in federal prison for calling in ashooting threatthat halted a screening of a damning documentary about the R&B star. ... read more »
Q&A: Naomi Ackie, Kasi Lemmons tell Whitney Houston’s Story
December 22, 2022
Naomi Ackie, who plays Whitney Houston in the new biopic “I Wanna Dance With Somebody,” is the first to admit that she is not a doppelganger for the pop star. In fact, she’ll go so far as to say she doesn’t look like her at all. ... read more »
Devyn Bakewell Celebrates “Greater Life” Book Signing 
December 22, 2022
The Greater Life book signing attracted a diverse crowd of HBCUs alumni, media, community leaders, and supporters of black love.  ... read more »
The Wyldebunch heat up the Miracle Theater
December 15, 2022
On Saturday, Dec.10, The Miracle Theatre in Inglewood, California was jam packed with Bad Boy fans looking to get their fix in timeless hits by Diddy, The Notorious B.I.G, Lil Kim, Mase, Faith Evans, and more. The musical conglomerate, Wyldebunch, invited Los Angeles to one night filled with live performances of cover songs that revived the spirit of a priceless era. ... read more »
Best of Basel
December 15, 2022
Miami Art Week features the most notorious art fair, Art Basel Miami, and is home to auxiliary fairs such as the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA), Untitled, and more. ... read more »
Post & Beam Host Brunch Celebration for Kevin Powell’s 15th Book,”Grocery Shopping with My Mother”
December 15, 2022
On Saturday, December 10, Post & Beam, a restaurant located by the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, hosted a brunch and book signing with activist, writer, poet, and public speaker, Kevin Powell for his new book, “Grocery Shopping with My Mother.” ... read more »
New Exhibit Afro-Atlantic Histories Opening December 11!
December 8, 2022
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Afro-Atlantic Histories, an exhibition that charts the transatlantic slave trade and its legacies in the African diaspora. ... read more »
17-Year-Old Artist Shows the Feelings & Emotions of a Young Black Girl Through Art
December 8, 2022
Seventeen-year-old Zoie Noelle Brogdon is a bright young woman with a lot to say and the ability to show ... read more »
Get Familiar with Rising Star Javonte Rose
December 8, 2022
Javonte Rose is a new multi-talented sensation on the scene. While wearing many hats like actor, artist, brand ambassador, dancer, entrepreneur, fashion model, and humanitarian, Rose promotes self-love and anti-bullying through his artistry. He is the founder and CEO of The Blu Roze LLC, Blu Roze Fit, and non-profit organization “I’m Here”. Capturing attention with his clear blue eyes and style, and with over 100,000 Instagram followers, he is sure one to watch. In recent interview with the L.A. Sentinel, Rose discusses his past, present, and future. ... read more »
Mark Taper Forum’s New Play “Clyde’s” Is Art Reflecting Life Local Black Restaurants Help Kick Off the Comedy about a Black-owned Sandwich Shop
December 8, 2022
Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Lynn Nottage explores the existential meaning of a sandwich in her comedy titled “Clyde’s” now showing at the Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum until December 18th. ... read more »

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