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The 10 Best Black Books of 2010 (Non – Fiction)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 01 January 2011
By Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing Writer1. The Grace of Silence: A Memoirby Michele NorrisQuite frankly, this heartbreaking memoir in which the author wistfully recounts her family's quiet and dignified ... read more >>
Blacktrospective 2010 (Best and Worst in Black Cinema)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 01 January 2011
Kam's Annual Assessment of the Best (and Worst) in Black CinemaBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterTen Best Black Feature Films 1.    Just Wright2.       Why Did I Get Married Too?        ... read more >>
Baritone from Harold Melvin & Blue Notes dies
Written by Associated Press 01 January 2011
Baritone from Harold Melvin & Blue Notes diesPHILADELPHIA - Bernie Wilson, a baritone member of the rhythm and blues group that produced the 1972 hit "If You Don't Know Me by Now," has died.Wilson, ... read more >>
Teena Marie known as ‘Ivory Queen of Soul,’ dies
Written by Nakesa Mumbi Moody (AP Music Writer) 01 January 2011
By NEKESA MUMBI MOODYAP Music WriterLOS ANGELES - Teena Marie's last album, "Congo Square," was titled after a historical meeting place for slaves in New Orleans, featured a tribute to Martin Luther King's ... read more >>
Top Entertainment Moments of 2010
Written by Brandon Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 01 January 2011
By Brandon I. BrooksSentinel Entertainment Editor&Olusheyi BanjoSentinel Contributing Writer1.)  Badu's BootyErykah Badu made an unforgettable music statement when she appeared nude in the music ... read more >>
Iris Gordy Statement on death of Teena Marie
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 December 2010
 "Teena Marie was a loving, thoughtful and incredibly sensitive woman.  She approached life like an old soul who had truly 'been here before.'  Teena's artistic light was incredibly bright and most ... read more >>
Frankie Beverly Statement on the death of Teena Marie
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 December 2010
I have been caught completely off guard with this very sad event. We toured together in the mid eighties and that’s when I learned how talented she is. She’s also a very funny person and tough as nails:-). ... read more >>
Barry Gordy Statement on the death of Teena Marie
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 31 December 2010
Barry Gordy Statement on the death of Teena MarieBarry Gordy  I am horrified by the sudden death of my darling Teena Marie.  She was my “baby,” always true to herself, always true to her heart.  ... read more >>
@ the Box Office (12/30/10 – 1/5/11)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 31 December 2010
@ the Box Office (12/30/10 – 1/5/11)  OPENING THIS WEEK By Kam WilliamsFor movies opening December 31, 2010  BIG BUDGET FILMS None  INDEPENDENT & FOREIGN FILMS  Another Year (PG-13 for profanity) ... read more >>
This Week’s DVD Releases (12/30/10 – 1/5/11)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 31 December 2010
This Week’s DVD Releases (12/30/10 – 1/5/11)                                    By Kam Williams   The Americanhttp://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B002ZG993Q/ref=nosim/thslfofire-20 And ... read more >>
Ginuwine Opens Second Season of Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Concert Series BHCP Live!
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 December 2010
Ginuwine Opens Second Season of Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Concert Series BHCP Live!Ginuwine After a brief holiday hiatus, one of the southland’s most successful concert series, Baldwin Hills Crenshaw ... read more >>
Teena Marie dies at age 54
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 December 2010
Teena Marie passes away at age 54. More information concerning the cause of death coming soon. read more >>
Judge to decide Jackson syringe testing issues
Written by Anthony McCartney (AP Entertainment Writer) 25 December 2010
In this March 5, 2009 file photo, US singer Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London(AP Photo/Joel Ryan) By Anthony MccartneyAP Entertainment WriterLOS ANGELES - A judge overseeing the ... read more >>
Rapper confesses to ’93 NY murder, authorities say
Written by Jennifer Peltz (Associated Press) 25 December 2010
By Jennifer Peltz Associated PressNEW YORK - The 1993 killing of a man outside a housing complex was a cold case for years until a suspect appeared on detectives' doorstep last week.Apparently haunted ... read more >>
“Psych”-ing Out Dule’
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 25 December 2010
Dulé Hill the "Psych" InterviewBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterDulé Hill stars as Burton 'Gus' Guster on the USA Network series Psych which airs on Wednesdays at 10 PM ET/PT and at 9 PM CT. ... read more >>
Barbara Morrison: Bring in the New Year with a Smile
Written by Joy Childs 25 December 2010
Bring in the New Year with a SmileBy Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterThere's not a time that you see Barbara Morrison that she doesn't greet you with a pleasant, warm smile-whether it's doing an ... read more >>
KOCE – TV to become the new home of PBS in Southern California
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 December 2010
Sentinel News ServiceHuntington Beach, CA and Arlington, VA - December 1, 2010 - Starting January 1, 2011, KOCE-TV will become the full service PBS station for the Southern California region, and will ... read more >>
Whitney Houston, Kim Burrell Turn BET’s Celebration of Gospel Out
Written by Joy Childs 17 December 2010
By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterAfter Whitney Houston and Kim Burrell brought the house down at BET's gospel celebration taping, comedic host Steve Harvey revealed that he'd purposely moved from ... read more >>
A Glamorous, Graceful Natalie Cole Opens Jazz Series
Written by Joy Childs 17 December 2010
By Joy ChildsContributing WriterMaking her Walt Disney Concert Hall debut, Natalie Cole may have started 20 minutes late but she made up for it with a greater-than-the-usual-90-minute set of American ... read more >>
A Glimpse into the lives of VH1’s ‘Basketball Wives’
Written by Brandon Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 17 December 2010
A glimpse in to the lives of VH1’s ‘Basketball Wives’By Brandon I. Brooks Co – Managing Editor There will always be a certain mystique that goes along with being the wife of a famous athlete, or ... read more >>
Snoop Dogg goes One on One with Cathy Hughes and TV One
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
Rap star reveals how he finally learned to balance the most important parts of his life.  By Sentinel News Service He was born Cordozar Calvin Broadus in Long Beach, California, but his galaxy of fans ... read more >>
LA Lakers come out to celebrate with Matt Barnes
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
Reality T.V. star Gloria Govan Host ‘Welcome To Los Angeles’ Party for Matt Barnes the newest L.A. Lakers Basketball Player. In addition, several Lakers and wives came out to support the NBA couple.This ... read more >>
CCPA rings in the holiday season with Colors of Christmas
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
Peabo Bryson, James Ingram, Oleta Adams and Stephanie Mills perform live.For 17 seasons, the spirited Colors of Christmas extravaganza has graced the stage at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts ... read more >>
Tanya Wright book signing to take place at ESO-Won Books
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
By Sentinel News ServiceFor those of you not familiar with actress and director Tanya Wright, Wright plays the role of Deputy Kenya Jones on HBO's highly acclaimed original series “True Blood”.  ... read more >>
A Paige From Sinbad
Written by Joy Childs 10 December 2010
By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing writerIf you’re Black and over, say, 49, then one of your favorite comics has to be Sinbad.  And if you are a fan, you probably don’t need to ask, “Sinbad, where ... read more >>

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