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Book Review: Beats Rhymes & Life
Written by Brian Grant (Sentinel Intern) 21 August 2010
 By Brian GrantSentinel InternThe book, Beats Rhymes & Life, is mostly filled with topics and writers talk about their opinions on the topic and interviews with well known artist that have been in ... read more >>
Bouncing with Bow Wow
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 19 August 2010
  Bow WowBow Wow with the cast of "Lottery Ticket" Bow Wow: the "Lottery Ticket" Interview By Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterBorn Shad Gregory Moss in Columbus, Ohio on March 9, 1987. Bow Wow ... read more >>
Filmmaker Gets Under the Skin of Interracial Marriage in Mulatto Play
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2010
 Juliette Fairley rehearsing with Charles Burnett.During a break from rehearsing with his actress protégé Juliette Fairley, award-winning filmmaker Charles Burnett said it was the subject matter that ... read more >>
Chaka Khan to receive UNCF’s Highest Honor
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2010
 Chaka KhanChaka Khan to receive UNCF's Highest Honor on its 32nd Annual TV SpecialBy Sentinel News ServiceThe United Negro College Fund (UNCF) - the nation's largest and most effective minority education ... read more >>
Book Review: The Streets, My Cradle
Written by Alysha Conner (Intern) 12 August 2010
 Alysha ConnerSentinel InternThe streets have become a common home for most African-Americans over the years. Most of us are too stuck in a mindset of drugs, prostitution, or domestic violence to realize ... read more >>
Crews on Call
Written by Kam Williams (Sentinel Contributing Writer) 12 August 2010
  Terry CrewsTerry Crews pictured with familyTerry Crews in the upcoming film “The Expendables” Terry Crews: "The Expendables" InterviewBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterHailing from Flint, ... read more >>
Leela James knows how to Represent!
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 29 July 2010
 Leela James (Photo by Malcolm Ali)The artist performed in her hometown, LA at the El Ray TheaterBy Elzena RankinsSentinel InternLeela James...great music, check, stage presence, check, extremely hot ... read more >>
The 23rd Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival Announces Lineup
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
  George Duke The Original Jazz CrusadersMelanie Fiona THE REUNION OF THE ORIGINAL JAZZ CRUSADERS, AL JARREAU & GEORGE DUKE, SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO GROVER WASHINGTON JR , JONATHAN BUTLER, DAVE KOZ AND ... read more >>
Lula Washington Dance Theatre at California Plaza
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
 Lula WashingtonLula Washington Dance Theatre (LWDT), which thrilled audiences at the Hollywood Bowl July 7 with trumpeter Terence Blanchard, will present three world-premiere dance works in a free concert ... read more >>
Blues Legend Phillip Walker Passes
Written by Zack Slovinsky (Special to the Sentinel) 29 July 2010
 Blues Legend Phillip WalkerBy Zack SlovinskySpecial to the SentinelWe are deeply saddened to report that blues legend Phillip Walker passed away Thursday morning at 4:30 am due to heart failure. The ... read more >>
French Doctor: Singer Al Jarreau getting better
Written by Associated Press 29 July 2010
 Singer Al JarreauBy Associated PressMARSEILLE, France — A cardiologist who is treating Al Jarreau says the Grammy-winning singer's health is improving steadily.Dr. Jean-Louis Bonnet, chief of the cardiology ... read more >>
Sheila Johnson is Escaping the Shadow of BET
Written by George E. Curry (NNPA Special Correspondent) 29 July 2010
 Sheila JohnsonBy George E. CurryNNPA Special CorrespondentSheila Johnson's accomplishments are breathtaking. She is president and managing partner of the WNBA's Washington Mystics. As a partner in Lincoln ... read more >>
STAR WATCH: Statik Express
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 23 July 2010
 Statik ExpressWatch Out...Operation Takeover!By Elzena RankinsSentinel InternBack again for the second time, giving the Sentinel another exclusive interview, comes a group so determined that nothing ... read more >>
Gospel Community Shares Memories of Walter Hawkins
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 23 July 2010
 Walter Hawkins Walter Hawkins By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterIf asked to name gospel music's royal families, those who know and love this genre would no doubt name Andrae and Sandra Crouch, ... read more >>
Stedman’s Steps to Success
Written by Kam Williams (Sentinel Contributing Writer) 23 July 2010
  Stedman Graham pictured with participating youth(L-R) Stedman Graham, Anthony Anderson & Charles Woodsom Stedman Graham — the "Athletes Against Drugs" InterviewBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing ... read more >>
Actress Vonetta McGee Dies
Written by Tanya Dennis (Special to the Sentinel) 23 July 2010
 Actress Vonetta McGeeBy Tanya DennisSentinel Contributing WriterActress Vonetta McGee died Friday, July 9th from cardiac arrest.  Ms. McGee was born in San Francisco and graduated from Polytechnic High ... read more >>
The Debbie Allen Dance Academy
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Elzena Rankins (Intern) 22 July 2010
  Sentinel Managing Editor Yussuf J. Simmonds inteviews Debbie Allen (Photo by Brian Carter for Sentinel)Debbie Allen watching students at DADA (Photo by Brian Carter for Sentinel)Debbie Allen continues ... read more >>
In an Introspective Mood: Tavis Smiley Interview
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 15 July 2010
 Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley — The "Been in the Storm Too Long" InterviewBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterFrom his celebrated conversations with world figures, to his work to inspire the next ... read more >>
Pato Banton and ‘Within Arms Reach’ Come Together in Long Beach
Written by Paul Browning (Contributing Writer) 15 July 2010
 Reggae Artist Pato BantonSundie Zin, President and CEO of Within Arms Reach with children at a school she donated funds to during her last trip to Burma.  Sundie Zin, President and CEO of Within Arms ... read more >>
Motown Super-producer Dies at 80, Lauded by Industry Press
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 15 July 2010
 Harvey FuquaBy Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterHarvey Fuqua belonged to one of the most prominent dynasties in musical history-that of Motown insiders-which included Berry Gordy and his sisters; ... read more >>
Mel Gibson’s Latest Racist Rant Targets African Americans
Written by Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American 08 July 2010
 Mel GibsonSpecial to the NNPA from the St. Louis American(NNPA) - Four years ago, Mel Gibson apologized profusely and reportedly entered rehab after verbally attacking the Jewish community after being ... read more >>
Condoleeza Rice Backing Up Aretha Franklin on Piano
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
  Former Secretary of State, Condoleeza RiceAretha FranklinCondoleeza Rice Backing Up Aretha Franklin on Piano for Philadelphia Gig By Bridget BlandBlack Voices NewswireA new meaning of R-E-S-P-E-C-T ... read more >>
Grammy Nominated Producer Kashif Sponsors Music Camp for Foster Kids
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
  KashifKashif University and Department of Children & Family Services Host Music Recording Camp July 12-23, 2010 Sentinel Wire ServiceWith California's budget crisis wreaking havoc on the poor, ... read more >>
The Many Shades of Jada, from TV Nurse to Karate Kid’s Mom
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 08 July 2010
 Jada Pinkett SmithJada Pinkett Smith The "HawthoRNe: Season 2" InterviewBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing Writer Besides playing the title character on the TNT series HawthoRNe, which is starting ... read more >>
The Real Rick Ross Fights Back in Court
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 08 July 2010
  “Freeway” Ricky Ross Rapper Rick RossFormer Drug King Pin "Freeway" Ricky Ross has filed a $10 million dollar lawsuit against rap artist Rick Ross for exploitation By Brandon I. BrooksSentinel ... read more >>

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