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Celebration of Life
Boxing Great Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker Dies
July 18, 2019
Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker’s illustrious International Boxing Hall of Fame journey to stardom was launched in Los Angeles at 1984 Olympic Games where he captured Gold as a member of arguably the greatest Olympic boxing team ever. His life came to a tragic end on Sunday July 15th in Virginia Beach about 18 miles from his birthplace of Norfolk, VA. He was 55. ... read more »
Nedra Ann Gardner
June 27, 2019
Celebration of Life ... read more »
Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff
June 13, 2019
Fellow chefs, musicians, family and friends were among hundreds who filed through a New Orleans church on Monday to pay last respects to Leah Chase. ... read more »
Leah Chase… A New Orleans Culinary Icon & Lovely Lady
June 6, 2019
‘Queen of Creole Cuisine’ Passes Away at Age 96 “Life is about listening, learning and never giving up. As long as you’re here on earth, you’re here for a purpose and it’s not about you, it’s about what you can do to better the world you live in. And that’s why I’m here, to help someone else up.” That’s what New Orleans chef and civil rights icon, Leah Chase told the Sentinel in an exclusive interview in 2017. She has served notables such as Quincy Jones, Jesse Jackson, Thurgood Marshall, James Baldwin, Ray Charles, former President Barack Obama and many more. ... read more »
Kam Williams, prolific film and literary critic, dies
June 6, 2019
A resident of Princeton, N.J., Williams published nearly 10,000 articles and reviews before he passed away. ... read more »
Life Lessons From Leah
June 6, 2019
In honor of the passing of culinary icon Leah Chase at the age of 96, the Sentinel presents the exclusive interview published on March 30, 2017. ... read more »
Melvin Edmonds of the Group ‘After 7’ Dies at 65
May 20, 2019
According to ... Melvin Edmonds, a founding member of Indianapolis R&B group After 7 and older brother of Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, died Saturday following a short illness. ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Dr Lawrence H Moore
May 16, 2019
In memory of... ... read more »
A CELEBRATION of the LIFE of JUANITA STEPHENS SCOTT
May 9, 2019
APRIL 27, 1919 to APRIL 30, 2019 ... read more »
Irvin Finley Williams Passes at 87
April 25, 2019
A celebration of Irvin’s life will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 11 a.m., at Trinity Baptist Church, 2020 W. Jefferson Blvd., in Los Angeles ... read more »
Allen Thomas (2001-2019): High School Athlete Becomes Victim of Gun Violence
April 25, 2019
Allen was remembered as caring and respectable, always looking out for his family members and those who lived in his neighborhood. ... read more »
Irvin Finley Williams Passes at 87
April 24, 2019
By Cora Jackson-Fossett Staff Writer   Irwin Williams (Courtesy photo) Los Angeles educator Irvin Finley Williams passed away on April 11, after a long life of dedicated service to God, ... read more »
Allen Thomas (2001-2019): High School Athlete Becomes Victim of Gun Violence
April 24, 2019
By Amanda Scurlock Sports Writer The Crenshaw High School community mourns the loss of senior cornerback Allen Thomas. Allen was remembered as caring and respectable, always looking out for his family members and those who lived in his neighborhood. ... read more »
WATCH: Nipsey Hussle’s processional leaving Staples Center for the final “Victory Lap”
April 12, 2019
Nipsey Hussle's processional leaving Staples Center arena for the final "Victory Lap" in Los Angeles, Ca. ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Nipsey Hussle’s processional arrives at Angelus Funeral Home
April 12, 2019
Nipsey Hussle processional arrives at Angelus Funeral Home (4-11-19) ... read more / watch video »
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