Friday, May 29, 2015
One Jazz Festival Nation Under A Funk Groove
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 04 September 2010
 Big Sam's Funky Nation (Photo by Joy Childs)Kevin Eubanks (Photo by Joy Childs)Rochelle Ferrell (Photo by Joy Childs)By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterWhen the summer jazz concert circuit begins ... read more >>
Actor Robbie Jones at Venice Beach for Supergirl Jam
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2010
 Robbie Jones — star of the new Warner Bros. television series "Hellcats," premiering September 8 and airing Wednesdays at 9/8 Central on The CW Network — joined Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin ... read more >>
Michael Vick Quits BET Reality Series
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2010
 Michael VickMichael Vick Doesn’t Wanna Keep it Real; Quits BET Reality SeriesApparently football star Michael Vick is not feeling reality TV cameras all up in his face all the time.The Philadelphia ... read more >>
Zoe Kravitz takes on X-Men
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2010
 Zoe KravitzLenny Kravitz’s Daughter in New X-MenLisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz’s daughter, Zoe Kravitz is following in the footsteps of her parents and is entering into the world of entertainment. ... read more >>
Jay-Z Tops Forbes List
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2010
 Jay-Z and wife BeyonceEvery year, Forbes magazine publishes its Hip-Hop Cash Kings list. This year, again, rapper mogul Jay-Z hit the top spot with Sean “Diddy” Combs, Alieuane “Akon” Thiam, ... read more >>
Luda’s ’Battle of the Sexes’ Another Smash Hit
Written by Biko Poindexter-Hodge (Intern) 28 August 2010
 CD REVIEWBy Biko N. Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternHip-hop is not dead! It's alive and well, thanks in part to a man named Christopher Bridges, aka Ludacris.Ludacris has been in the hip-hop game for ... read more >>
On the Q.T. with T.I.
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 26 August 2010
   Tip "T.I." Harris arrives at the premiere of the film "Takers" in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)Tip "T.I." Harris — the "Takers" Interview  By Kam WilliamsSentinel ... read more >>
Music Review: Wale – More About Nothing
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2010
 WaleWale — More About NothingBy Denzel CodringtonSentinel InternIn 2008, Washington D.C. rapper Wale released an acclaimed mixtape titled “The Mixtape About Nothing”. The title shouldn’t fool ... read more >>
David White Named Tops in Entertainment Law
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2010
 David WhiteScreen Actors Guild National Executive Director David White has been named “Entertainment, Sports & Art Law Section Attorney of the Year” by the National Bar Association, the oldest ... read more >>
Gap Band bassist Robert Wilson dies
Written by Nekesha Mumbi Moody (Associated Press) 21 August 2010
 Robert Wilson of the Gap Band, at the 2005 BMI Urban Music Awards in Miami Beach, Florida (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez file photo)By Nekesha Mumbi MoodyAssociated Press WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Robert Wilson, ... read more >>
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
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 >>

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Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
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