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It's A Rap August 1
Written by Compiled by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 01 August 2013
EVE Eve said moving to London helped reinvigorate her love of music Eve has said that female rappers today have "no unity". The Grammy-winning rapper praised the amount of women MCs around, but reckons ... read more >>
'UnbeWeavable' Addresses Black Self Image
Written by Troy Tieuel Sentinel Crenshaw & Around Editor troy@lasentinel.net 01 August 2013
  ACCORDING TO D. A. BALLINGER, “This book deals with the erasing of the image of the black, African-American woman, and it also deals with the slow poisoning of all of Americans by the chemicals in ... read more >>
MLK Jr. Anniversary Classical and Opera Concert
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 01 August 2013
Top Row, left to right, top: Bass-baritone Mark S. Doss and pianist Phoenix Park-Kim. Second row: Composer Joo Poong Kim and soprano Anita Johnson Event to take place in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday, ... read more >>
Book Review: High Price A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You
Written by Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 01 August 2013
Dr. Carl Hart “As a youth, Carl Hart didn’t realize the value of school; he studied just enough to stay on the basketball team. At the same time, he was immersed in street life. Today, he is a cutting-edge ... read more >>
Comedian Joe Torry: from comedy to Cosby to Zimmerman
Written by Sandra Varner Contributing Writer 01 August 2013
St. Louis, Missouri native Joe Torry has brought the funny for two decades and today, the 47-year old father, businessman and philanthropist is still on top of his game taking his stand-up comedy routine ... read more >>
Raising Boys to Men – Lupe Fiasco Gives Straight Talk to Young, Black Men Read
Written by Toure Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call 29 July 2013
  (AP Photo) Gathering for encouragement and a reality check CHICAGO (FinalCall.com) – Hip hop Artist Lupe Fiasco provided straight talk to young, Black men who recently graduated from area ... read more >>
Harry Belafonte joins with Fla. Capitol protesters
Written by Associated Press 27 July 2013
(AP Photo)   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Singer and entertainer Harry Belafonte on Friday called on Florida Gov. Rick Scott to listen to protesters who are asking for a special legislative session ... read more >>
Power List of Best-Selling African-American Books Releases Summer 2013 List
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 25 July 2013
The Power List, the quarterly compilation of best-selling books written or read by African Americans, released its Summer 2013 list on July 22. The Power List is a joint project of AALBC.com, Cushcity.com ... read more >>
Reel Talk July 25
Written by Shonassee Shaver 24 July 2013
  Will Packer 2-year Universal Television Deal   Will Packer may not be a household name yet, but he is well on his way.  Packer scored a 2-year deal with Universal Television. Future projects are ... read more >>
Its A Rap July 25
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 24 July 2013
MARY MARY Gospel duo Mary Mary are following Stevie Wonder’s lead and boycotting Florida until the state’s controversial Stand Your Ground law is overturned. The acquittal of neighborhood watch ... read more >>
Teen Group Sensation Identity4Pop to Perform for Sparks
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 24 July 2013
    Fans of the Los Angeles Sparks WNBA team will get a rare treat when they attend the game Thursday July 25th game at Staples Center when teen group sensation Identity4Pop performs. It will be an ... read more >>
Jus Ax Fred July 25
Written by Fred Hawthorne 24 July 2013
Dear Fred, How do you break up with a man who is a great father however is a terrible husband Or should I just stay in the relationship for my children ROSE Dear Rose,  If the glove don't fit you ... read more >>
REEL Talk July 18
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 18 July 2013
OPRAH WINFREY When Lindsay Lohan gets out of rehab this summer, Oprah Winfrey will be waiting to talk to her. Winfrey's cable channel, OWN, said Friday that Winfrey is getting an "exclusive" interview ... read more >>
Its A Rap July 18
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 18 July 2013
COULD RAP LYRICS SHIFT AFTER WAYNE, ROSS MISHAPS? Since it began, rap has found ways to offend. Whether for political content, sexual imagery, misogyny, violence or coarse humor, rappers have found ... read more >>
FILM REVIEW Fruitvale Station
Written by Jennifer Bihm 18 July 2013
As calls for justice abound in the Trayvon Martin case, newly minted filmmaker Ryan Coogler reminds the nation of another unarmed and slain victim in “Fruitvale Station” released in theaters July ... read more >>
JUS AX FRED Solving your relationship problems one paragraph at a time
Written by Fred Hawthorne 18 July 2013
Dear Fred,      I am divorced, in my late 30's with three kids.  I was married young and have been divorced almost ten years.  I thought when I got divorced I had finally realized what I wanted ... read more >>
A Taste of a Taste of Soul at L.A. Live
Written by Shonassee Shaver and Shannen Hill Sentinel Interns generalinfo@lasentinel.net 12 July 2013
The BET & Taste of Soul Community Stage showcases up-and-coming community acts at L.A. Live.   Throughout the weekend, energy poured through the BET & Taste of Soul Community Stage at L.A. Live. ... read more >>
Anything Can Happen and DID Happen at The 2013 BET Awards
Written by Nicole Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer nicolew@lasentinel.net 10 July 2013
(Photos: Associated Press)    This year’s BET Awards took on the slogan “Anything Can Happen” and played the slogan to a tee. Hosted in the heart of down town Los Angeles (DTLA) at ... read more >>
Jus Ax Fred
Written by Fred Hawthorne 10 July 2013
Greetings Sentinel Family, My name is Frederick Hawthorne (author of “Why Did I Sleep with Him”) and I will be bringing our community a weekly relationship column that will give helpful tips and ... read more >>
MERRY CLAYTON The Queen of Background Bolts to Frontline in “20 Feet From Stardom”
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 10 July 2013
The scent of Este Lauder perfume permeates throughout the hallways of the air-conditioned building, but the cramped office space where the interview is to be conducted is too hot to hold legendary vocalist ... read more >>
Its A Rap July 11
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 10 July 2013
Jay-Z, "Magna Carta Holy Grail"  In between selling off his share of the Brooklyn Nets NBA basketball team and then making a he splash launching his sports agent business, revolutionary Jay-Z dropped ... read more >>
Reel Talk July 11
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 10 July 2013
  ‘‘PACIFIC RIM’’  Like the kind of boyhood fantasy that delights in flying men and relishes dreams of dinosaurs, ‘‘Pacific Rim,’’ the latest film from director Guillermo Del Toro, ... read more >>
Goodie Mob, AT&T and Blackberry ‘Elevate Young Black Voices’
Written by Troy Tieuel, Sentinel Contributing Writer troy@lasentinel.net 10 July 2013
KNO'BODIE:  "I already have service with AT&T, and they were looking for talent and solo artists to turn in a video for ‘Elevate Young Black Voices,’ said rapper Kno'Bodie.  “I was like, ... read more >>
Its A Rap July 4
Written by Kenneth Miller Entertainment Editor 03 July 2013
    Remembering Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland Full, sweet and melodious at one moment, powerful and primal in another, the iconic singing voice of the late Bobby "Blue" Bland was remembered by fans, friends ... read more >>
CAAM to Celebrate July 4th
Written by Sentinel News Services generalinfo@lasentinel.net 03 July 2013
  Experience the 4th of July at the California African American Museum (CAAM) with live performances and a unique art workshop, followed by Exposition Park’s annual fireworks display. In celebration ... read more >>

 

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