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As the stigma diminishes, will more Black dating apps emerge?
Written by Danielle Cralle, staff writer 01 May 2015
A screenshot of the SoulSwipe mobile app Online dating in the Black community is getting a whole lot easier. On Tuesday, April 28th, a new mobile dating app specifically designed for African-Americans ... read more >>
Kyla Imani McMillan, a 13-Year-Old Inspiration
Written by Olayemi Odesanya, Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 01 May 2015
Kyla Imani McMillan, 13, is set for big things. This teenager’s resume is already impressive. She is being called “a developing quintuple threat,” with her songwriting, instrument playing, singing, ... read more >>
Ex Machina
Written by Kam Williams, Contributing Writer 30 April 2015
Computer Nerd Falls for Fembot with Free Will in Intriguing Sci-Fi Thriller   Caleb Smith (Domnhall Gleeson) works as a computer programmer for Blue Book, the most popular internet search engine ... read more >>
Queen Latifah and Keke Palmer The “Brotherly Love” Interview with Kam Williams
Written by Kam Williams, Contributing Writer 30 April 2015
  Keke Palmer is a multi-talented actress, singer, songwriter and talk show host who made her screen debut at the age of 10 in Barbershop 2 before landing a breakout role a couple of years later ... read more >>
As the stigma diminishes, will more Black dating apps emerge?
Written by Danielle Cralle, contributing writer 30 April 2015
Online dating in the Black community is getting a whole lot easier. On Tuesday, April 28th, a new mobile dating app specifically designed for African-Americans was released to Android users.  SoulSwipe, ... read more >>
Kyla Imani McMillan, a 13-Year-Old Inspiration
Written by Olayemi Odesanya Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 30 April 2015
Kyla Imani McMillan  Kyla Imani McMillan, 13, is set for big things. This teenager’s resume is already impressive. She is being called “a developing quintuple threat,” with her songwriting, ... read more >>
Heart to Heart with Star Jones
Written by Chelsea Lenora White Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times 30 April 2015
Star Jones is a successful attorney, author and TV personality whose confidence and uncanny ability to explain legal and social issues has landed her into the hearts and homes of millions of viewers ... read more >>
Motown: The Musical Hits Los Angeles!
Written by Nicole Williams, Staff Writer 30 April 2015
  Julius Thomas III as Berry Gordy (center right) & Cast MOTOWN THE MUSICAL First National Tour (C) Joan Marcus, 2015.  On its first-ever national tour, Motown: The Musical heads to Los Angeles ... read more >>
VIDEO: American Idol Recap Top 5 Week
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 29 April 2015
cz90TDURS60 Voting is particularly important to keep the diverse contestants on the show. Viewers can vote for their favorites via text, social media or at vote on American Idol’s website.    American ... watch video >>
Kim Kardashian, Kanye West video-leak lawsuit can proceed
Written by ANTHONY McCARTNEY AP 23 April 2015
Honoree Kanye West and wife Kim Kardashian attend the TIME 100 Gala, celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world, at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Time Warner Center on Tuesday, April 21, ... read more >>
American Idol Recap: 3 Blacks dominate the Top 6
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 23 April 2015
The Idol contestants perform ‘American Classics’ and discuss the performance life       Quentin Alexander, Tyanna Jones, and Rayvon Owens hold up their LA Sentinel article from last week. (CREDIT: ... read more >>
Essence Festival Line Up Unveiled
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 April 2015
Organizers of the Essence Festival recently announced  an all-star, night-by-night lineup of performers from July 2-5 in New Orleans, LA. The A-list nighttime concerts featuring more than 40 acts will ... read more >>
Independent filmmaker releases Brotherly Love
Written by Danielle Cralle, staff writer 23 April 2015
Director Jamal Hill   In a town where people of color rarely get the opportunity to be in front or behind the camera, one Philadelphia native is changing all of that, with a little help from a queen. On ... read more >>
‘Black Panther Party’ Film Seeks Wider Audience
Written by Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent 23 April 2015
  The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution will have a theatrical release in more than a dozen cities across the country this September.  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black Panthers: Vanguard ... read more >>
The Creator's Hub
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 22 April 2015
WonderCon 2015 brought creative talent from all around to one place.   Dave Warner at his Chromadepth 3D Booth at WonderCon 2015 Creativity is the exact word that describes the work of Dave Warner ... read more >>
VIDEO: Quentin Alexander Clarifies His Emotional "Wack" Comment
Written by LA Sentinel Staff Report 21 April 2015
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VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of American Idol Final 6
Written by LA Sentinel Staff Report 21 April 2015
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American Idol Contestant Quentin Alexander Bares It All
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 17 April 2015
 Quentin Alexander Shares Feelings About Idol Contestants Quentin Alexander (Mesiyah McGinnis/LA Sentinel) If you’re an idol viewer you saw things get a little awkward on American Idol during ... read more >>
Furious 7 Paul Walker’s Sentimental Swan Song Proves Well Worth the Wait
Written by Kam Williams 17 April 2015
The late Paul Walker (1973-2013) was best known for playing Brian O’Conner, a charismatic lead character of the Fast and Furious franchise. During a break in the filming of this seventh installment, ... read more >>
Alvin Ailey comes to L.A.
Written by Danielle Cralle, staff writer 16 April 2015
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Kirven Douthit-Boyd in David Parson's Caught.  Photo by Rosalie O'Connor   On Wednesday, April 15 The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater made its way to Los ... read more >>
Antonio Villaraigosa Speaks Out
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. Executive Editor By Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 16 April 2015
Former Mayor Decided Against U.S. Senate Run to Focus on Family Courtesy photo Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa broke his silence on his decision to run for the United States Senate ... read more >>
VIDEO: LA Sentinel behind the scenes with American Idol Finalists
Written by Mesiyah McGinnis, Contributing Writer & Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 15 April 2015
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LA Sentinel behind the scenes with American Idol Finalists
Written by Mesiyah McGinnis, Contributing Writer & Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 14 April 2015
AMERICAN IDOL XIV: TOP 7: L-R: Quentin Alexander, Jax, Nick Fradiani, Tyanna Jones, Rayvon Owen, Clark Beckham, and Joey Cook on AMERICAN IDOL XIV airing Wednesday, April 8 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ... read more >>
Castle Star Tamala Jones partners with Luxury Hat Maker Canada-Bliss for Brain Aneurysm Awareness
Written by Shonassee Shaver Staff Writer 10 April 2015
Actress Tamala Jones will partner with Canadian based luxury hat and accessories company Canada-Bliss to develop the signature line Tamala By Canada-Bliss. "Initially, I shared with Karen my desire ... read more >>
Rapper and actor Method Man spreads his acting chops in The Cobbler
Written by Shonassee Shaver Staff Writer 10 April 2015
  Rapper turned actor Method Man is trading in his rhymes for movie scripts, the Wu-Tang Clan member whose film credits include How High, Belly, The Wire, My Baby’s Daddy is focusing on a career ... read more >>



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