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The List of Black and Missing Continues to Grow
June 7, 2019
The alarming number of missing Black females counts for a large chunk of disappearances nationwide. Yet, as the crisis continues, media attention remains largely diverted. ... read more »
Baldwin Hills Champions Train Young Sluggers
May 30, 2019
The Baldwin Hills Champions baseball program has seen success recently. Their 10U and 13U baseball teams along with their 9U softball team won the City Championship. ... read more »
Schetema Nealy Becomes First African American Female to Earn Ph.D. in Chem from UNLV
May 30, 2019
Raised in San Bernardino, California by a single mom, with four other children, there wasn’t anything extraordinary about Schetema Nealy’s childhood, at least on the surface. Because, one would have to be at least a bit extraordinary to accomplish what she did recently, becoming the first African American female to receive a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Sentinel recently caught up with Nealy to talk about her accomplishment and how it came to be. ... read more »
Luenell Discusses Las Vegas Residency: “It Felt Like A Dream Come True”
April 18, 2019
With decades of experience and multiple movie credits under her belt, the ‘Bad Girl of Comedy’ now has her sights on Las Vegas. ... read more »
Legendary songstress Dionne Warwick announces, “She’s Back,” first new album in five years
March 14, 2019
In addition to ten tracks of new songs as well of remakes of pop/soul gems, “She’s Back” will be packaged with a bonus disc of Ms. Warwick’s 1998 album, “Dionne Sings Dionne,” which features her greatest hits, remastered for this package. “She’s Back” also includes duets with Kenny Lattimore (“What Color Is Love”), Musiq Soulchild (“Am I Dreaming?”) as well as Bone, Thugs & Harmony’s Krayzie Bone (“Déjà Vu”). ... read more »
Lakers Lonzo Ball Will Make His Preseason Debut Against the Warriors
October 10, 2018
Lonzo Ball will make his Lakers preseason debut as he takes the court for the first time in 195 days that he will share with new teammate LeBron James on Wednesday night against the Golden State Warriors. Ball missed Los Angeles' first four preseason games as he recovered from arthroscopic surgery for an injury he sustained to his left meniscus. ... read more »
Man Sentenced to LWOP for Murder, Robbery of Elderly Woman in Montrose
September 27, 2018
James Wesley Trotter, aka Man-Man of Long Beach, was found guilty on Aug. 15 of one count each of murder with a special circumstance allegation of murder during the commission of a robbery; second-degree robbery; and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  ... read more »
Former Football Player Sentenced for Man’s Death in Hollywood
September 13, 2018
A former high school and college football player was sentenced today to four years behind bars in connection with a man's beating death during a brawl outside a Hollywood nightclub after a birthday celebration. ... read more »
B.B. King Museum Celebrates 10th Anniversary
August 31, 2018
In 1949, a fight broke out at a dance in Twist, Kansas. During the melee, a barrel filled with kerosene, that had been lit earlier to warm the party, was knocked over. As flames licked the dance floor, B.B. King, a twenty-something musician, escaped into the cool Kansas night with the rest of the party goers. But King had forgotten his guitar inside. On that fateful night, risking his life, he ran back into the building to rescue his prized instrument. ... read more »
Las Vegas Stadium Authority signs lease with Raiders
April 7, 2018
The Las Vegas Stadium Authority has signed the final documents necessary to build the future home of the Raiders. ... read more »
Chevrolet Bolt EV Amazes in Las Vegas
March 1, 2018
NNPA Members Take the Chevrolet Bolt EV for a Test Drive ... read more »
O.J. Simpson’s Newfound Freedom as a Parolee  
October 5, 2017
Former NFL star O.J. Simpson has been released after serving nine years of a 33-year sentence for a Las Vegas kidnapping and armed robbery, on Sunday, October 1, and will begin his new life as a parolee.  ... read more »
Lakers’ Lonzo Ball Named MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2017 Most Valuable Player
July 17, 2017
Nine Additional Standouts Join Ball on All-NBA Summer League Teams ... read more »
Legendary R&B Icon Keith Sweat takes up Residency in Las Vegas for ‘Keith Sweat: Last Forever’
July 13, 2017
A fan favorite among women, he is considered to be a Casanova of R&B ... read more »
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