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Classic film “Cooley High” set to screen July 8th
July 4, 2019
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will feature a special screening of the classic film “Cooley High”, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The screening will be hosted by Robert Townsend with special guests Michael Schults and Lawerence Hilton. ... read more »
NAACP Theatre Awards Affirm Black Excellence in Theatre
June 27, 2019
Biographical Musicals “Born for This” and “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” earn multiple honors ... read more »
Own: Oprah Winfrey Network to Air Primetime Special
June 7, 2019
The theme for the 2019 Gala is A Journey to the Pride Lands, based on the upcoming Walt Disney feature, "THE LION KING." Emmy-winning actress and comedienne Tiffany Haddish will serve as the Gala's master of ceremonies. TV personality and best-selling author Star Jones returns as the Gala's celebrity auctioneer for the third year. Presenters include Academy Award-winning actress Viola Davis and author Shaka Senghor.  ... read more »
Star-Studded Presenters Scheduled for 28th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards
June 6, 2019
The NAACP Beverly Hills/ Hollywood Branch announced the presenters for the 28th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards on Monday, June 17 ... read more »
City Hall Kicks-Off African American History Month with ‘Blacks in Cinema’ Exhibit
February 8, 2019
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson kicked-off African American History Month surrounded by scores of Black actors, filmmakers and industry professionals during a ceremony in City Hall Council Chambers on Feb. 5. ... read more »
International Society Of Black Latinos (ISBL) Presents Its Gala
August 16, 2018
The gala celebrates the legacy of our Afro- Latino heritage spotlighting the cultural traditions through music, art and dance. ... read more »
Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo Celebrates 34th Anniversary
July 26, 2018
“The greatest show on dirt!” --famously known as The Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo-- celebrated its 34th Anniversary at the Industry Hills Expo Center in the City of Industry on July 20-21st. The nearly sold-out rodeo combined country western fun and African American cowboy culture. ... read more »
The 11th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair To Showcase L.A.’s Best-Selling Authors
August 17, 2017
The local book fair has 100,000 attendees as well as hundreds of authors, poets, artists and community leaders over the past 10 years. ... read more »
Exclusive Interviews with Phylicia Rashad & The Cast Of “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
October 15, 2016
"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" is currently captivating audiences at the Mark Taper Forum in downtown Los Angeles. Director Phylicia Rashad and her ensemble cast: Keith David, Glynn Turman, Damon Gupton, Jason Dirden and Lillias White speak exclusively to the L.A. Sentinel about the importance of continuing to produce August Wilson's plays for the enlightenment of a younger generation. -Bakewell Media- Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. - Executive Producer Brandon I. Brooks - Producer Zon D'Amour - Correspondent/Videographer/Editor ... read more / watch video »
Director Phylicia Rashad Makes August Wilson’s Words Come Alive With ‘Ma Rainey’ 
September 13, 2016
In 2016, the way in which playwright August Wilson’s words remain so timely and poignant is almost eerie. Though written in 1982, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”, which is set in 1920s Chicago, gives a peek into the complex personal and professional lives of musicians seeking to literally and figuratively have their voices heard. ... read more »
Cedric “The Entertainer” Host Black Hollywood To Stand Up For Justice
July 20, 2016
Cedric “The Entertaner”, Omar Epps, Marlon Wayans, Tasha Smith and Megan Goode Lead Movement To Have Black Hollywood Stand United in Support of Ending The Senseless Violence ... read more »
Bakewell, Sr. meets With Group of Celebs, Activists and Politicians to Discuss Change within Our Community
July 14, 2016
Power Group of over 100 celebrities, activists and politicians came together for change last night in a discussion hosted by Cedric The Entertainer and his wife, Lorna Wells. ... read more »
EMMY WINNER GLYNN TURMAN TO GUEST STAR IN OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK’S NEW ORIGINAL DRAMA SERIES “QUEEN SUGAR,” FROM AVA DUVERNAY AND WARNER HORIZON TELEVISION
February 3, 2016
Emmy winner Glynn Turman will guest star in the new original series “Queen Sugar” from award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay (“Selma”) The series will screen on OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) and is produced by Warner Horizon Television. ... read more »
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