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Steve Harvey Daytime Talk Show May Be Underway
Written by Special to the NNPA from the AFRO-American newspapers 15 October 2011
Fresh off the success of his two relationship-advice books, syndicated radio personality Steve Harvey is pitching a daytime talk show to NBC Universal to premiere in 2012.According to NBC-owned The Root, ... read more >>
Naturally 7 raises their voices
Written by Joy Childs 15 October 2011
The septet supports CAAM’s education programs and performs at the 6th Annual Taste of Soul Festival. Regularly opening for singer Michael Bublé has allowed Naturally 7 to travel all over the world ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays October 6th – October 12th
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 10 October 2011
Tony Dungy – October 6thCharles Woodson – October 7thToni Braxton – October 7thBishop Desmond Tutu – October 7thElijah Muhammad – October 7thCe Ce Winans – October 8thNick Cannon – October ... read more >>
Tyrese Ejected from Radio Station
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Afro American Newspapers 10 October 2011
Follows On-Air Speak-Out Against Inner City Liquor Stores R&B singer Tyrese Gibson recently got the boot from a Delaware radio station after voicing his opinion about liquor stores in the inner city.According ... read more >>
A Family Affair with Sheila E!
Written by Tori Bailey Contributing Writer 06 October 2011
Photo by Donald Carraway at Velvet Ropes ENT On September 21, 2011, The Baldwin Hills Plaza was full of fans fired up and ready to greet Sheila E. and show their love for the "Glamorous Life" girl of the ... read more >>
‘Off to a Bad Start’ Debuts at Taste of Soul
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 October 2011
Author Kelvin E. FossettLos Angeles resident Kelvin E. Fossett will showcase his new book, “Off to a Bad Start,” at the 6th Annual Taste of Soul Festival on Saturday, October 15, on Crenshaw Boulevard.The ... read more >>
Hammer Museum presents works by elite Black artists
Written by F. Finley McRae 06 October 2011
Charles White. Love Letter #1, 1971. Lithograph with documents. 22 3/16 x 30 in. (56.4 x 76.2 cm). Private Collection.David Hammons. America the Beautiful, 1968. Lithograph and body print. 39 x 29 1?2 ... read more >>
Out on DVD: “The Heart Specialist”
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 October 2011
Brian White arrives at "The Game Plan" World Premiere held at the El Capitan Theater on September 23, 2007 in Hollywood, Ca (AP Photo / LMartinez) Anyone who’s had, or who knows someone who’s had, ... read more >>
Tracks of My Tears” Guitarist Marv Tarplin Dies
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 03 October 2011
Tracks of My Tears” Guitarist Marv Tarplin DiesBy Larry BufordSentinel Contributing Writer   The year was 1965. It was a time when we could identify a car just by the sound of the starter. It was like ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays September 29th – October 6th
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 September 2011
Bryant Gumbel – September 29thKevin Durant – September 29thT Pain – September 30thJohnny Mathis – September 30thMahatma Ghandi – October 2dChubby Checker – October 3rdAl Sharpton – October ... read more >>
Stormy Weather: The Lena Horne Project Starring Mary Wilson
Written by Joy Childs 30 September 2011
Mary Wilson pays homage to Lena HorneOn May 12, 2010, at Eso Won Books in Los Angeles — which was three days after Lena Horne died — 8th District Councilman Bernard C. Parks honored author-journalist ... read more >>
Papa didn’t take any mess
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 September 2011
Venisha Brown (left) and Deanna Brown-ThomasTo us, he was the ‘Godfather of Soul.’  To them, he was just ‘Daddy.’  Two of his daughters remember James Brown.At the September 17 opening of the ... read more >>
R&B singer Vesta Williams found dead in Calif.
Written by Associated Press 30 September 2011
 EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Big-voiced R&B diva Vesta Williams, perhaps best-known for her 1980s hits "Don't Blow A Good Thing" and "Congratulations," has been found dead of a possible drug overdose ... read more >>
Jamie’s Soulful Thunder
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 September 2011
Jamie Foxx is interviewed following the kick-off of the national Fidelity FutureStage music program for 2010 at Disney Hall in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010. More than $500,000 worth of new musical ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays September 22nd – September 28th
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 September 2011
Shari Belafonte –September 22ndRay Charles – September 23rdLisa Raye –September 23rdJohn Coltrane – September 23rd Bob McAdoo – September 25thChauncy Billups – September 25thWill Smith – ... read more >>
“Say It Loud: The Genius of James Brown” On Display at the Grammy Museum
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 September 2011
 The music of James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, who blazed a trail in American music by blending gospel, pop and soul, is now on exhibit at the Grammy Museum through January 22.  It celebrates Brown’s ... read more >>
Paul Carrick Brunson, Modern Day Matchmaker, Leaps onto Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 September 2011
Photo by Carin Baer/Dr Drew's Lifechangers Paul Carrick Brunson, the first African American matchmaker, starts beaming into homes this week as a regular guest on Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers. The new CW ... read more >>
Afternoon of Jazz
Written by Patrice Theard (Special to the Sentinel) 22 September 2011
Congresswoman Maxine Waters with Kenneth BentleyPhoto by Mark LaBonge The 7th annual “Afternoon of Jazz” festivities got underway with an elegant reception and silent auction on the deck overlooking ... read more >>
Leimert Park’s Finest: Dom Kennedy
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 September 2011
Local hip hop Dom Kennedy takes his music to a national stage. The recent success of local Leimert Park rap artist Dom Kennedy has the music industry buzzing and internet downloads ringing up. Kennedy ... read more >>
“The Wendy Williams Show” – Listing for the Week of 9/19/11
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 September 2011
“The Wendy Williams Show” – Listing for the Week of 9/19/11  “The Wendy Williams Show” is taped live in New York and features Williams' distinctive and entertaining personality as well as a ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays September 15th – September 21st
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 September 2011
Nipsey Russell – September 15th B.B. King – September 16thElgin Baylor – September 16thKyla Pratt – September 16thXzibit – September 18thJada Pinkett Smith – September 18thAisha Tyler – September ... read more >>
Jackson's fame challenges Murray jury selection
Written by ANTHONY McCARTNEY - AP Entertainment Writer 15 September 2011
In this Jan. 25, 2011 file photo, Dr. Conrad Murray, singer Michael Jackson's personal physician, appears in Los Angeles Superior Court where Murray pleaded not guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter ... read more >>
Tyler Perry is Forbes’ Highest Paid Man in Entertainment
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 September 2011
 Actor/director/screenwriter/producer/author Tyler Perry, whose films have grossed more than $500 million worldwide, sits alone atop a new Forbes list of the highest-paid men in entertainment, beating ... read more >>
Quincy Jones Celebrates the BIG 6-0 with “Global Gumbo”
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 September 2011
  Despite many requests from Hollywood Bowl personnel over the years, it took the considerable influence of the HB Creative Chair for Jazz, Herbie Hancock — Quincy Jones’ musical mate on many an album ... read more >>
Michelle Obama honors top designers at White House
Written by BRETT ZONGKER - Associated Press 15 September 2011
Photo by Susan Walsh (AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — For 16-year-old Princess Lawrence, it was dizzying to be one of 15 high school students invited to the White House as Michelle Obama honored the winners of ... read more >>

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