Friday, May 22, 2015
Rudy Ray Moore aka Dolemite passes at 81
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 October 2008
Rudy Ray Moore has died. The entertainment maverick died in Ohio of complications from diabetes.  According to a spokesman for his longtime collaborator and distributor, Xenon Pictures, he was ... read more >>
Rappers and Entertainers to Kick Off ‘My Hood Votes’ in Compton
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 09 October 2008
Eric “Lil Eazy E” Wright Jr., Jasmyne Cannick, journalist and political activist and Jaime Foxx.Son of rap legend Eazy E, Eric “Lil Eazy E” Wright Jr. and rapper Mack 10 among ... read more >>

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James Earl Jones to get SAG Life Achievement Award
Written by Associated Press 03 October 2008
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- James Earl Jones, who has voiced some of entertainment's most memorable characters, will receive the 2008 Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. SAG President Alan Rosenberg ... read more >>
Entertainment Briefs (9-11-08 Edition)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 12 September 2008
Tina Turner shakes out new tour dates Tina Turner has extended her upcoming comeback tour, a globe-spanning trek that will keep the 68-year-old performer on the road for more than half a year. The Rock ... read more >>
Kanye West Arrested at LAX
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 11 September 2008
Kanye West was arrested at LAX along with his bodyguard, Don Crowley. The incident took place at the entrance to the security checkpoint for American Airlines at Terminal 4. Access Hollywood was the first ... read more >>
Katt Williams Returns As Host For The Third Annual “Bet Hip Hop Awards”
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 11 September 2008
The third time is a charm for BET as actor/comedian Katt Williams returns to host the third annual BET HIP HOP AWARDS. Taping on Saturday, October 18 at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center ... read more >>
'Suge' Knight arrested in Las Vegas, accused of drug possession, assault on girlfriend
Written by Associated Press 27 August 2008
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Police say rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is in a Las Vegas jail on drug and assault charges after he was accused of beating his girlfriend while brandishing a knife. ... read more >>
Tyrese Going Full Throttle In ‘Death Race’ and Hollywood
Written by Stephanie Frederic 21 August 2008
Tyrese Going Full Throttle In ‘Death ...
Rock The Bells keeps hip-hop alive and well
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 15 August 2008
The Pharcyde, A Tribe Called Quest join Nas and many more at annual festival in San Bernardino Hip-hop festival Rock the Bells has long been noted for historic reunions –the last show of the entire ... read more >>
Black Moses Goes Home
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 11 August 2008
Community Mourns loss of Issac Hayes  Still mourning the loss of legendary comedian and actor Bernie Mac, our community suffered another blow when news came that singer, songwriter, and funk-legend ... read more >>
Goodloe Behind Another Lens
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 08 August 2008
 Documentary Project About Girls in Gangs is Personal Well-known photographer Valerie Goodloe, who is the West Coast Staff Photojournalist for Johnson Publishing Company, Ebony/Jet Magazine, ... read more >>

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Entertainment Briefs (8-7-08 Edition)
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 August 2008
American Black Film Festival Opens Today Through Sunday Tyler Perry’s Cast of Upcoming Film Featured “Off the Red Carpet” Sanaa Lathan, Taraji Henson, Rockmond Dunbar and Cole ... read more >>
The Sultry Side of the Sassy Sister Known as New
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 07 August 2008
Tiffany “New York” PollardTiffany Pollard was born on January 6, 1982 to Michele Rothschild-Patterson and Alex Pollard and raised in Utica, New York where she graduated from Thomas R. Proctor ... read more >>
Entertainment Briefs (7-31-08 Edition)
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 July 2008
Nelly hired as Sean Jean's New Spokesmodel Often called the sexiest man in Hip Hop, rapper Nelly has become the official spokesmodel for his upcoming fall collection of Sean John underwear. It ... read more >>
Bobby Seale The Chicago 10 Interview
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 31 July 2008
Seizing the Time with the Black Panther Founder Robert George Seale was born on October 22, 1936 in Dallas, Texas where, from the age of six, he was raised by his father to be a carpenter-builder ... read more >>
Call Her Mrs. August
Written by Stephanie Frederic 31 July 2008
Call Her Mrs. August L.A.’s Paula Patton ... read more >>
Entertainment 411 (7-24-08 Edition)
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 July 2008
Jennifer Hudson’s debut self-titled CD Jennifer Hudson’s debut self-titled CD isn’t due out until September 30, but the just-released cover and promotional pics are generating ... read more >>
Anti Smoking PSAs Added to Kid DVDs
Written by City News Service 17 July 2008
CNS - Six major Holly-wood studios will include anti-smoking announcements on DVD releases of youth-rated films that include scenes with tobacco use, state and entertainment-industry officials said. ... read more >>
‘Ray Charles Live!’ Big Winner at NAACP Theatre Awards
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 July 2008
“The Color Purple”also wins three awards The 18th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards brought out the best and brightest of the Black entertainment community on June 30 at the Kodak Theatre in ... read more >>
BET 'One Mic Stand'
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 10 July 2008
Hustler’s Ambition
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 03 July 2008
Rap Artist 2 Pistols Exclusive 1 on 1 Interview  Rap artist 2 Pistols has taken the music industry by storm with his debut single “She Got It” featuring T-Pain and Tay Dizm. Currently ... read more >>
Tavis Smiley Softens Position on Obama
Written by Bonnie V. Winston, NNPA via Richmond Free Press 26 June 2008
Says Blacks Must Defend Presumptive Nominee Against Attacks  Political commentator and national talk show host Tavis Smiley seemingly has softened his position on Democratic presidential candidate ... read more >>
Ascap’s 21st Annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards Honor Top Songwriters and Publishers of 2007
Written by Myra Blackburn 26 June 2008
Hard to believe that R&B singers New Edition are celebrating 25 years in the music business.  The 80’s group featuring Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Johnny Gill, Bobby Brown, Ralph Tresvant, ... read more >>

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Entertainment 411 (06-26-08 Edition)
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 June 2008
Kelly Rowland To Undergo HIV Test For Charity African American R&B singer Kelly Rowland will be undergoing an HIV and Aids test in Africa, in order to raise awareness of the deadly diseases. Rowland ... read more >>
Journalist Ed Gordon Making News
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 26 June 2008
Turning the Tables on the Emmy-Winning Interviewer  Edward Lansing Gordon, III was born in Detroit in 1960. Both his parents, Ed and Jimmie, were schoolteachers, although his father is best remembered ... read more >>

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Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash