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Queen Latifah poses with a California Highway Patrol (CHP) hat backstage at the 9th Annual Taste of Soul Family Festival
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 October 2014
LONG LIVE THE QUEEN: Superstar Queen Latifah served as a celebrity Co-Chair for the 9th Annual (2014) Taste of Soul Family Festival.  Here she is backstage at the 94.7 The Wave stage posing with a ... read more >>
Jurnee Smollett and Cicely Tyson in the stage play 'A Trip To Bountiful'
Written by Nicole Jones 01 October 2014
Jurnee Smollett and Cicely Tyson in the stage play 'A Trip To Bountiful' read more >>
The BOBBI BOSS AMERICA’S NEXT TOP Stylist Show
Written by Nicole Jones 23 September 2014
          Style Team B Lee: STYLE TEAM: Janai Richard (left) and Richard Grant (right) team up on a purple  editorial look.    read more >>
Shaun Robinson Access Hollywood Correspondent
Written by Nicole Jones 18 September 2014
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Photo: Keck Medicine of USC's New Downtown Los Angeles Location Ribbon Cutting and Open House
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 28 February 2014
    From left to right Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito, dean, Keck Medical School; Elizabeth Garrett, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at USC; Scott Evans, CEO of Keck Hospital ... read more >>
Wesson Leads a Safer Walk on King Blvd
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 27 February 2014
After switching on the signal light, Wesson and the community residents took the first walk, a safe walk, across Martin Luther King Boulevard.   City Council President Herb Wesson was recently joined ... read more >>
Fox Entertainment & ESSENCE Magazine Celebrate the “Images of Black Women in Media and Entertainment”
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 27 February 2014
  LEFT TO RIGHT: Zola Mashariki, Senior Vice President of Production at Fox Searchlight; Nicole Beharie, star of Sleepy Hallow; Vanessa Bush, Editor and Chief of ESSENCE Magazine.            ... read more >>
PHOTO: Victorie Celebrates Famous Grandmother Aretha Franklin at BET Honors
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 February 2014
The granddaughter of Aretha Franklin, Victorie, performed Tamela Mann's "Take Me to the King," a tribute to the Queen of Soul at the 2014 BET Honors February 8. The special airs on BET February 24. Many ... read more >>
Who Wore It Best?
Written by Princess Manasseh 04 February 2014
OSHKOSHB'GOSH MUCH?: Sultry songstress Chrisette Michele (left) rocks the same dress as LL Cool J's tween daughter (right) over Grammy week. Usually when bloggers run "who wore it best" articles it's ... read more >>
2014 Kingdom Day Parade Queen
Written by Jimmy James 09 January 2014
Adrian Dove (middle), Chairman 2014 Kingdom Day Parade with the 2014 Kingdom Day Parade Court. Outgoing 2013 Queen, Miss Carla Ban (left standing).  Miss Laisha Mondesir (middle sitting), 2014 Kingdom ... read more >>
Photo: Legendary manager, actor and businessman Joe Adams
Written by KennETH D. MILLER Sentinel Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 05 September 2013
POWER, POISE & PRESTIGE: Legendary manager, actor and businessman Joe Adams is known as The Man Behind The Man who guided the historical career of ‘The Genius’ Ray Charles, but the he was ... read more >>
Photo of The Day: Eric Benet at the LB Jazz Festival
Written by Nicole Williams 17 August 2013
(Photo By Troy Tieuel)   Eric Benet performing at the Long Beach Jazz Festival.   read more >>
Photo of the Day: Inaugural Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame
Written by Kenneth Miller Sentinel Managing Editor 16 August 2013
  THE KING AND MONEY: Famed boxing promoter Don King and undisputed pound for pound champ Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather chat during the inaugural Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame ceremonies at the Monte Carlo ... read more >>
Photo of the Day: Obama waits for girls to arrive from summer camp
Written by Nicole Williams 15 August 2013
  WEST TISBURY, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is filling his Martha's Vineyard vacation with the usual golf games, visits to friends' homes and dinners out with the first lady. But he will ... read more >>
Jazz Legend Stanley Clark performs at United and Peace Ride and Rally
Written by Troy Tieuel 29 July 2013
(Photo by Troy Tieuel)   Sunday, July 28, 2013, Jazz legend Stanley Clark performed at Minister Tony Muhammad's United and Peace Foundation's peace ride in Watts. The event was in partnership with ... read more >>
Congrats to graduates of the LA County Department of Children & Family Services!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 06 June 2013
  Congratulations to the 179 high school graduates of the Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services. The 24th Annual “Celebration 2013: Honoring the Academic Achievements of ... read more >>
Fast & Furious 6 Star Tyrese attends his DTLA Premiere
Written by Chelsea Battle 23 May 2013
Tyrese Gibson and friends joined tons of fans Wednesday for the Downtown Los Angeles screening of Fast & Furious 6.   The highly anticipated event was hosted Vibe Magazine and followed by a launch ... read more >>
Photo of the Day: Rapper Tyga performs during the launch of McDonald's Premium McWrap
Written by Nicole Williams 10 April 2013
Recording artist Tyga performs during the launch of McDonald's Premium McWrap at Paramount Studios on March 28, 2013 in Hollywood, California.     read more >>
Photo of the Day: 45 Years Ago Marks Death of MLK Jr.
Written by Associated Press 04 April 2013
  Coretta Scott King, and her four children view the body of her husband, slain civil rights activist leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in Atlanta, Ga., on April 7, 1968. The children are, from ... read more >>
Rihanna Rocks Sheer Red for 55th Grammy Awards
Written by Nicole Williams 16 February 2013
  Despite a strict dress code being enforced for the 55th Grammy Awards, Rihanna wears a sheer red dress. A bold move, that surely represents what the chart-topping singer is about. The Grammy Awards, ... read more >>
22nd Annual Divas Simply Singing! (Photo of the Day)
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 07 December 2012
  DIVAS SING: Jennifer Lewis, left, finishes her high kick in front of Sheryl Lee Ralph, right, in a musical, comedic performance that opened the 22nd Annual Divas Simply Singing at the Nokia Club ... read more >>
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar statue ceremony
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 November 2012
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA’s leading scorer, was the center of attention this past Friday night outside of Staples Center as his statue was unveiled.  Earving “Magic” Johnson, Jerry West, ... read more >>
TV LAND, CEDRIC "THE ENTERTAINER", AND NIECY NASH HOST SCREENING AT FAME
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 September 2012
(L-R) TV Land President Larry Jones, the stars of "The Soul Man" Niecy Nash and Cedric "The Entertainer", and Pastor John and First Lady Denise Hunter of First AME Church. (Photo Credit: Earl Gibson)  TV ... read more >>
ACTRESS BRÉLY EVANS SPARKLES FOR A CAUSE TO BENEFIT THE SHARON RANDOLPH FOUNDATION
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 August 2012
Mayor of Oakland Jean Quan (L) presents actress Brély Evans official certificate pronouncing August 18th "Brély Evans Day." ( Photo credit: Auintard Henderson)  "Sparkle" actress Brély Evans hosted ... read more >>
“The Soul Man” Host Master Class at the Merge Summit
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2012
Exhibiting content that highlights the very essence of The Merge Summit, TV Land (Viacom) hosted "The Soul Man" Master Class with star Niecy Nash, TV Land President Larry Jones, TV Land VP of Programming ... read more >>
Michael K. Williams @ the Latino Film Fest
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 August 2012
Michael K. Williams (HBO’s Boardwalk Empire) and film subject Lemon Andersen at the NY premiere of “Lemon,” during the closing night of the 13th annual New York International Latino film festival ... read more >>
Actor Wesley Jonathan of TV Land's "The Soul Man" gives back to the community
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 August 2012
(L-R) "The Soul Man" Actor Wesley Jonathan and Pastor John Hunter pose together at the First AME annual Back To School school event. (Photo Credit: Valerie Goodloe)!-- -->   Actor Wesley Jonathan ... read more >>
The First Lady of America meets the First Lady of Gymnastics
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 August 2012
  First Lady Michelle Obama greets U.S. Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas and her mother prior to appearing on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” at the Tonight Show Studio in Burbank, California, Aug. ... read more >>
CONGRESSWOMAN LAURA RICHARDSON HONORS
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 August 2012
LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Laura Richardson presents Western Baptist Minister President Dr. J. Benjamin Hardwick with a special recognition gift at the 2012 Western Baptist State Convention held ... read more >>
Tales from the Kids Art Workshops at Museum of African American Art
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 August 2012
    The first of two “Tales from the Kids” Art Workshops in conjunction with the current exhibit at the Museum of African American Art “Heroes, Saints and Sinners: The Artistic World of David ... read more >>
"Sparkle Singing Challenge"
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 July 2012
Actress Brély Evans ("Sparkle") serves as a judge for the "Sparkle Singing Challenge" hosted by Tri-Star Pictures, Myspace and BET in Hollywood, CA.  (L-R) DJ Swivel, Brély Evans ("Sparkle") & ... read more >>
Accenture's Skills to Succeed Program
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 24 July 2012
In this image released by Accenture, Takeisha Rayson of Accenture, left, and Veronica Yepez, a community college student, right, practice a mock interview during one of Accenture's Skills to Succeed ... read more >>
Wells Fargo and One Solution presents, “Aspirations: Helping You Empower Your Financial Future”
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2012
  caption: On the set: panelists (L-R) Michelle Singletary (author, TV personality and Washington Post columnist), Michelle Thornhill, Senior Vice President and  African American segment manager, ... read more >>
June 14, 2012: Bebe Winans and Chaka Khan look better than ever!
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 14 June 2012
Music legends Bebe Winans and Chaka Khan pose backstage at the Bishop T.D. Jakes 35th Anniversary Celebration.Cooper Neill, courtesy of TDJ Enterprises/The FrontPage Firm read more >>
June 7, 2012: 14th Annual Discovery Ball held at the California Science Center
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 07 June 2012
California Senator Rod Wright, along with California Science Center Foundation Trustee and Discovery Ball co chair Paula Madison and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, chat during a dinner that featured ... read more >>
May 31, 2012: LA's TOP HAIR MAVEN KIM KIMBLE, STAR OF WE TV'S NEW SERIES
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 31 May 2012
L.A. Hair Cast (L to R) Donte, Angela, Anthony, Kim Kimble, Mom Jazmine, Chyna, Terry).WHAT: Celebrity stylist Kim Kimble (Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, Brandy, Mary J. Blige) and WE tv hosted a star-studded ... read more >>
May 24, 2012: ALL HAIL THE QUEEN!
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 24 May 2012
Multi-talented singer, rapper, actor, Cover Girl spokeswoman Queen Latifah rocked the house Saturday night as she took fans on an eclectic musical journey while making history at the same time. As headliner ... read more >>
May 10, 2012: Rodney King Joins KJLH-FMs Front Page Show.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 10 May 2012
INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIARodney King joined KJLH-FMs Front Page show with Dominique DiPrima (center) and Carl Nelson (left) on Monday, April 30, 2012.Photo courtesy of KJLH-FM read more >>
May 3, 2012: AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL'S FIRST ANNUAL CELEBRITY BOWL.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 03 May 2012
L to R: Nicole and Jeff Friday, Kevin Frazier and Yasmin Cader. Kevin Frazier of The Insider showed his support for The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) by stepping up as team captain at the festive ... read more >>
April 26, 2012: 6th Annual Asomugha Foundation Gala.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 26 April 2012
Nnamdi O. Asomugha and actor Jesse Williams arrive at the 6th Annual Asomugha Foundation Gala at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on April 14, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Nnamdi Asomugha and the Asomugha ... read more >>
April 12, 2012: Happy Birthday Michael!.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 12 April 2012
The Sentinel wishes a wonderful Happy Birthday to one of our community giants, retired Los Angeles City Fire Inspector, Michael Bernard Nealy who worked for the city for over 30 years. He was born on March ... read more >>
March 29, 2012: Trayvon Martin could be any of us!.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 29 March 2012
Los Angeles Civil Rights Leaders Held Press Conference and Rally for Justice for Trayvon Martin in front of the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper on Crenshaw Blvd in Los Angeles California on March 27, 2012.CoverUp ... read more >>
March 22, 2012: Marathon runner Clifton Brown.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 22 March 2012
Clifton Brown sported the famous Sentinel T-Shirt as he ran and completed the 2012 Los Angeles Marathon. Brown thanked God and prayer as he finished in 5 hours and read more >>
March 08, 2012: Last Train to Paris.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 08 March 2012
Sean 'P Diddy' Combs arrives for the Givenchy's fashion house presentation for Women's Fall-Winter, ready-to-wear 2013 fashion collection, during Paris Fashion week, Sunday, March 4, 2012.AP Photo Zacharie ... read more >>
February 23, 2012: Remembering Don Cornelius.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 23 February 2012
On Thursday February 16, 2012 Stevie Wonder sings during a celebration of Don Cornelius' life. Friends and family gathered at the Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills Cemetery. Corneilus was 75 years old.CoverUp ... read more >>
February 16, 2012: Love, Peace & Soul! Don Cornelius September 27 - February 1,2012.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 16 February 2012
In a Thursday, Feb. 27, 1997 file photo, television producer Don Cornelius holds a plaque on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after the unveiling of his star in Los Angeles. Cornelius, creator of the long running ... read more >>
February 2, 2012: Grammy Awards welcome Sentinel and the Black Press of America onto the Red Carpet.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 02 February 2012
L to R Brenda Marsh Mitchell, Danny Bakewell Jr, Noel Foucher, Brenden J Chapman, Chairman Neil Portnow, Chairman Danny J Bakewell Sr, Peggy Hunt, Yussuf J Simmonds, Beverly W Jackson and Brandon I Brooks.Malcolm ... read more >>
January 19, 2012: Legendary blues singer Etta James dies at 73.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 19 January 2012
Etta James performs during the 2006 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans on a Saturday, April 29, 2006. The 73-year-old died on Friday at Riverside Community Hospital from complications ... read more >>
January 12, 2012: Dr. Geraldine Washington, a legend passes.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 12 January 2012
Dr. Geraldine Washington, a leader among men and women, a champion for all people, she had a successful 40 year career including being an educator, a school administrator, a visionary and a leader in the ... read more >>
January 5, 2012: 94th Tournament of Roses Queen Drew Washington.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 05 January 2012
Queen Drew Washington presided as the 94th Tournament of Roses Queen on January 2. Beauty and brains, academics and athleticism define her. Look for her to do great things during her reign.AP photo read more >>
December 15, 2011: Michelle Obama breaks jumping jacks record.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 15 December 2011
First lady Michelle Obama, center, hosts local children on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington as they attempt to break the Guinness World Records title for the most people doing jumping jacks ... read more >>
November 17, 2011: Sentinel's Happy Feet Two website contest winners.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 17 November 2011
Chaleste Matthews and family attend the Happy Feet Two premiere. They were winners of the LA Sentinel website contest.Los Angeles Sentinel read more >>
November 10, 2011: Honoree, Stevie Wonder accepting the award from singer Chaka Khan at the 'Never Again' Peace Concert.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 10 November 2011
A constellation of stars gathered at the Gibson Amphitheatre to pay tribute to music legend Stevie Wonder at the Artists 4 Peace Organization's 'Never Again' Peace Concert. An annual event founded by Flora ... read more >>
October 27, 2011: Stevie Wonder Treated to a Viewing by Touch at MLK memorial
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 27 October 2011
Singer/songwriter and activist Stevie Wonder read more >>
October 20, 2011: QUEEN LATIFAH POPS UP ON CRENSHAW BLVD AT THE 6TH ANNUAL TASTE OF SOUL
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 20 October 2011
Queen Latifah receives a kiss from Treach (Naughty by Nature) at theTaste of Soul event read more >>
October 6, 2011: HOWARD HEWETT BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AT MAVERICK'S FLAT
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 06 October 2011
Maverick's Flat owner, Curtis Fralin welcomes LisaRaye McCoy and James Ingram at a private birthday celebration for the legendary Howard Hewett.Courtesy of LYnn Jeter & Associates read more >>
August 25, 2011: Summer Explosion 2011 held at the Los Angeles Sports Arena
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 25 August 2011
Rap star Soulja Boy spits rhymes to an energetic audience at the 2011 Summer Explosion.Kirby Winslow? read more >>
August 11, 2011: Los Angeles Shows Love for DJ
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 11 August 2011
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July 28, 2011: Mary J. Blige receives Community Service Award
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 28 July 2011
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July 14, 2011: Chris Brown Redemption
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 14 July 2011
BET President, Music Programs and Specials, Stephen Hill poses with Chris Brown backstage after winning the awards for best male R&B artist and best collaboration for LOOK AT ME NOW featuring Lil Wayne ... read more >>
July 7, 2011: Essence Festival 2011 brings out New Edition
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 07 July 2011
New Edition performs at the 2011 Essence Music Festival.AP Photo Patrick Semansky read more >>
June 30, 2011: Grey Goose presents The Jill Scott Experience
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 30 June 2011
Jill Scott and Grey Goose threw a pre-BET Awards party, at Siren Studios in Hollywood.Chelsea Lauren (WireImage) read more >>
June 23, 2011: 2011 Playboy Jazz Festival
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 23 June 2011
Buddy Guy performing live at the 2011 Playboy Jazz Festival held at the Hollywood Bowl.Malcolm Ali read more >>
June 9, 2011: Playboy Jazz Festivals Concert on the Green at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 09 June 2011
(L-R) Ndugu Chancler, Patrice Rushen and Johnny Palanco.LeRoy Hamilton read more >>
June 2, 2011: 2011 UCLA Raggae Festival
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 02 June 2011
Fan favorite, Gyptian performing for the enthusiastic UCLA Raggae festival audience.Ian Foxx read more >>
May 26, 2011: Public Works Week
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 26 May 2011
Front Row: Hien Nguyen, Delores Jones, Adreena Wheeler, Lisa Smith, Carolyn Webster, Rosie Juarez. Back Row: Adrian Tatum, William Lewis, Wendall Johnson-Director, John Strickland. Accordingly, all citizens ... read more >>
May 19, 2011: Urban Football Coaches Association's Annual Coaches Clinic
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 19 May 2011
A gathering of predominantly African American NFL and NCAA football coaches who meet to teach other coaches at the Division II, Division III, Junior College, High School and youth levels.(L-R) Gilbert ... read more >>
May 12, 2011: Air Up There Skies over oponent for a monster dunk!
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 12 May 2011
Ball Up All-Stars host games at CSUNSteve Bitanga read more >>
May 5, 2011: San Fernando Valley Links Honor the Publisher
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 05 May 2011
Ed Dwight, sculptor of Award, is pictured with award recipient and Top Hat Honoree, Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., publisher of the Sentinel and L.A. Watts Times, and chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers ... read more >>
April 28, 2011: Women's History Month Honor
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 28 April 2011
Bobbie Jean Anderson proudly recieves the 2011 Women's History Month Award from Assemblyman Mike Davis at the Annual Ceremony held at the City Hall Rotunda.Sentinel News Service read more >>
April 21, 2011: Woman OF THE YEAR
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 21 April 2011
Assemblyman Mike Davis Honors Gwendolyn Green as the 48th Assembly District Woman of the Year.Sentinel News Service read more >>
April 14, 2011: Braxton Family Values
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 14 April 2011
Toni Braxton and her fabulous sisters Traci, Towanda, Trina, and Tamar along with their beautiful mother Evelyn arrive at the lauch part for new WE television series Braxton Family Values.Malcolm Ali for ... read more >>
April 7, 2011: UCONN Wins 2011 National Basketball Championship
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 07 April 2011
UConn's Kemba Walker, who was the tournament's Most Oustanding Player, shows that big conference teams still soar over mid majors.Eric Gray (AP) read more >>
March 31, 2011: Community Service Award GLAAAC
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 31 March 2011
GLAAACC Chairman Gene Hale, Yussuf J. Simmonds, awardee and GLAAACC President Angela GibsonN/A read more >>
March 17, 2011: (l-r) Vic Bulluck, executive director, NAACP Hollywood Bureau, actors Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker, founders of Sophie's Voice Foundation, Angela Polk (middle), Program Manager, Community Development Ford Motor Company Fund and Clayo
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 17 March 2011
This year's symposium, entitled 'Diversity and the Business of Television', addressed current market trends which demonstrate the power of the diverse audience in television. It examined complex issues ... read more >>
March 10, 2011: Hlomla Dandala - South African actor/director, best known for starring in the title role of Jacob Makhubu in the hit South African drama series Jacob's Cross, receiving a proclamation from the Los Angeles City Council. He received the proc
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 10 March 2011
Hlomla Dandala (center) poses with (from left to right) The Africa Channel's Mark Walton & Bob Reid, Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge, Dandala, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Jan Perry, Brendah ... read more >>
March 3, 2011:
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 03 March 2011
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February 24, 2011: Cee Lo Green
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 24 February 2011
Cee Lo Green performs live at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 19, 2011 for the NBA All-Star Saturday night.Brandon I. Brooks read more >>
February 17, 2011: Congresswoman Maxine Waters and Ambassador Sidney Williams
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 17 February 2011
Congresswoman Maxine Waters and her husband, Ambassador Sidney Williams, recipients of the Carter G. Woodson award as the 'Woman of Courage' and 'Meritorious Leadership' respectively by Our Authors Study ... read more >>
February 10, 2011: Rickey Ivie, Eloise Laws and Bernard C. Parks
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 10 February 2011
The Committee to Re-elect Bernard C. Parks recently held a fundraiser for the 8th district councilman. The hosts were prominent attorney, Rickey Ivie, of Ivie McNeill & Wyatt, and his wife, Eloise Laws, ... read more >>
February 3, 2011: Clippers' Griffin holds NBA Fit Clinic for elementary school kids
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 03 February 2011
Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers holds an NBA Fit Clinic at 42nd Street Elementary School on January 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Through the initiative, Griffin is challenging students ... read more >>
January 27, 2011: FAME Church Member receives a special commendation
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 27 January 2011
FAME Church Member Malik Whittaker receives a special commendation from the Reverend Dr. John J. Hunter, Senior Minister of First AME Church of Los Angeles for his successful participation in the LAPD ... read more >>
January 13, 2011: Rick James and Teen Marie
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 13 January 2011
Rick James and Teen Marie pose on the red carpet at the Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles.Muhammad Mubarak read more >>
January 6, 2011: Karen Bass swearing-in ceremony held in Washington, D.C.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 06 January 2011
From left to right: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Walter Brown, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) and Yolanda "Cookie" ParkerLA Sentinel read more >>
December 30, 2010: Kevon Gulley's Straight Outta Compton
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 30 December 2010
Straight Outta Compton: Kevon Gulley is one of Compton's success stories as an author. His story will be a tribute to the new attorney general's focus on rehabilitation and Compton's Mayor's Birthing a ... read more >>
December 23, 2010: Award-winning play Long Time Since Yesterday closes
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 23 December 2010
The final performance of P.J. Gibson's award-winning play, Long Time Since Yesterday, was presented on Sunday, December 12, at the Lucy Florence Cultural Center in historic Leimert Park Village. read more >>
December 16, 2010: Watts Christmas Parade
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 16 December 2010
Edna Aliewine is the founder of the Watts Christmas Parade and is having a good time at the recent 2010 parade.Sabir Majeed read more >>
December 9, 2010: Ludacris hosts exclusive bottle signing
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 09 December 2010
Last Friday, December 3rd Grammy Award-winning recording artist, successful actor, Atlanta restaurateur (Straits) and philanthropist (The Ludacris Foundation) Chris read more >>
December 2, 2010: Debbie Allen lights Macy's Christmas tree
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 02 December 2010
Debbie Allen was all smiles at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Macy's department store on Sunday, November 14, as she made a special appearance at the African American Museum of Art to light the holiday ... read more >>
November 25, 2010: NAACP Lifetime Achievement Award for Russell Simmons
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 25 November 2010
Known for his trademark cap and casual attire, Russell Simmons in a tuxedo is an endearing sight. Here he is with his children at The 40th NAACP Image Awards where he received the Lifetime Achievement ... read more >>
November 18, 2010: Longtime Since Yesterday opens December 3
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 18 November 2010
Longtime Since Yesterday cast, opening December 3rd at the Lucy Florence Cultural Center in Leimert Park Village, got together recently to preview their award winning play by renowned playwright, P.J. ... read more >>
November 11, 2010: Divine Praise Dancers shine at talent show
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 11 November 2010
Second Place Winners, at the 48th Assembly District talent show: Divine Praise Dancers from West Angeles COGIC raised the praise magnificently with their dramatization of Jesus Can Work It Out by Kurt ... read more >>
November 4, 2010: Funkmaster Flex tricks out Snoop Dogg Mustang
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 04 November 2010
Celebrity Customizer Funkmaster Flex has tricked out a 2011 Ford Mustang for rapper and actor Snoop Dogg. Both Funkmaster Flex and Snoop Dogg were in Las Vegas at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) ... read more >>
October 28, 2010: Pam Grier honored with Action Icon Award
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 28 October 2010
Emmy award-winning actor Glynn Turman presents actress Pam Grier with the Action Icon Award at the Celebrity + Stuntwomen's on Sunday, October 17, 2010 at the Skirball Cultural Center. Considered the queen ... read more >>
September 2, 2010: Robbie Jones at the 4th Annual Supergirl Jam
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
Robbie Jones read more >>
August 26, 2010: Reflections of Our Past
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 26 August 2010
Minister Malcolm X at the funeral of Ronald X StokesLA Sentinel read more >>
August 19, 2010: REFLECTIONS OF OUR PASTThe Little Rock Nine with Daisy Bates of the NAACP
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 19 August 2010
A group of nine Black students who were blocked from attending Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, after the Brown v Board of Education decision. They had to be escorted by federal troops.LA ... read more >>
August 12, 2010: 44th Watts Summer Festival
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 12 August 2010
The Watts Summer Festival is one of the oldest African American cultural festivals in the United States. It was designed to serve the ever-increasing need for cultural interaction within the African American ... read more >>
August 5, 2010: Happy 49th birthday, Mr. President!
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 05 August 2010
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July 29, 2010: Coach meets President
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 29 July 2010
Head Coach of the Phoenix Mercury, Corey Yasuto Gaines, shakes hands with President Barack Obama on his visit to the White House July 19th after winning the 2009 WNBA championshipLA Sentinel read more >>
July 22, 2010: Leela James performing live at the El Rey Theatre on July 20, 2010
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 22 July 2010
Malcolm Ali for Sentinel read more >>
July 15, 2010: Carmelo Anthony marries TV Personality La La Vazquez
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 15 July 2010
TV personality La La Vazquez and NBA baller Carmelo Anthony finally tied the knot Saturday afternoon in a lavish ceremony at Cipriani's, in front of 320 guests. Wedding guests included Ciara, Kim Kardashian, ... read more >>
July 8, 2010: NNPA Chairman Danny Bakewell Sr., named the NNPA Publisher of the Year.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 08 July 2010
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July 1, 2010: ESPERANZA SPALDING HONORS PRINCE AT THE 10TH ANNUAL BET MUSIC AWARDS
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 01 July 2010
Last night Esperanza Spalding performed as a featured artist at the 10th annual BET Music Awards hosted by Queen Latifah at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Esperanza paid tribute to Prince who received ... read more >>
June 24, 2010: Eddie Levert Wows NNPA Publishers and Guests
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 24 June 2010
Eddie Levert Wows NNPA Publishers and Guests at First Annual Legacy of Excellence Dinner and Gala in New YorkSentinel News Service read more >>

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June 17, 2010: Cosby at CAMM
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 17 June 2010
COSBY AT CAMM: Bill Cosby and his TV son, Malcolm Jamal Warner entertain the audience at California African American Museum, Exposition Park last Friday.Ian Foxx read more >>
June 10, 2010: Candace Parker holds her daughter Lailaa.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 10 June 2010
Number One Fan: Candace Parker holds her daughter Lailaa after the Sparks won their home opener on May 30 over Washington. Parker's big night (30 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, four blocks, two steals) ... read more >>
June 3, 2010: Ali
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 03 June 2010
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May 27, 2010: Russell Simmons presenting Swizz Beatz with the "Inspiration Award" at The 2010 SESAC Awards.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 27 May 2010
Russell Simmons presented the "Inspiration Award" to artist/songwriter/producer Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean in recognition of his humanitarian endeavors specifically on "Stranded (Haiti Mon Amour)", the ... read more >>
May 20, 2010: Five time Grammy Award winning superstar Usher proudly displays his Ford Freedom Award.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 20 May 2010
Five time Grammy Award winning superstar Usher proudly displays his Ford Freedom Award, which he received recently for his entrepreneurial prowess. Standing beside him is Ed Lewis, Chairman Emeritus of ... read more >>
May 13, 2010: Children of Haiti
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 13 May 2010
Dr. Brenda Flanagan with the children of HaitiBrenda Flanagan read more >>
April 29, 2010: Notre Dame's first black valedictorian: Katie Washington
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 29 April 2010
She's Notre Dame's first black valedictorian--Katie Washington, a biological sciences major from Gary, Ind., has been named valedictorian of the 2010 University of Notre Dame graduating class and will ... read more >>
April 22, 2010: Lisa Raye and Chad Ochocinco
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 22 April 2010
Lisa Raye and Chad Ochocinco at TV One's launch event (Los Angeles) for new reality series LisaRaye: The Real McCoy.AP Photo/ Brennan Linsley read more >>
April 15, 2010: First Lady Michelle Obama
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 15 April 2010
First Lady Michelle Obama greets children at a school in Port-au-Prince. She made a surprise visit to the devastated Haitian capital, joining a long list of political figures and celebrities who have toured ... read more >>
April 8, 2010: Holly Robinson Peete receives Ford Freedom's Sisters Award at Beverly Hills Hotel luncheon
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 08 April 2010
(L-R) Pamela Alexander, Director of community development and fund operations, Ford Motor Company Fund, Holly Robinson Peete, Civil Rights icon Myrlie Evers Williams, Academy Award nominee Taraji P. HensonBilly ... read more >>
March 25, 2010: Superstar Mary J. Blige
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 25 March 2010
Superstar Mary J. Blige kicked off the first week of spring with an outdoor performance to celebrate the new Degree Women Natureffects Collection in Times SquareMarion Curtis/ Unilever North America read more >>

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March 18, 2010: Urban Prep Academy
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 18 March 2010
Urban Prep Academy senior Keith Greer, along with his classmates, celebrates the news they will receive a free prom in Chicago because 100 percent of the graduating class was accepted into 4-year colleges ... read more >>
March 11, 2010: Bill Cosby and Hugh Hefner
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 11 March 2010
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March 11, 2010: Taraji P. Henson and Nia Long
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 11 March 2010
Grey Goose and Alfre Woodard hosted a magnificent dinner at a private residence in Beverly Hills to celebrate African American women in film, including this year's Best Actress Oscar Nominee Gabourey Sidibe. ... read more >>
March 5, 2010: Singer Keri Hilson, winner of Outstanding New Artist
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 05 March 2010
Singer Keri Hilson, winner of Outstanding New Artist, poses in the Photo Gallery during the 41st NAACP Image awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on February 26, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.courtesy ... read more >>
December 11, 2009: GEORGE LOPEZ LEADS USC
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 11 December 2009
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December 3, 2009: Power by 50
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 03 December 2009
The cologne is coined as a masculine new fragrance that captures the confidence and street savvy that's led 50 Cent to be the mogul he is today. The first 250 customers that made a $68.50 or more purchase ... read more >>
Nov 19, 2009: Left to Right:
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 19 November 2009
Supvr. Mark Ridley-Thomas, Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., Charisse Bremond-Weaver, Don Cornelius, Soledad O'Brien, Eddie and Raquel Levert. read more >>
Nov 12, 2009: Teamsters Black Caucus So. Cal Chapter's First Annual Music Festival 2009
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 12 November 2009
The Teamsters Black Caucus So. Cal Chapter presented their First Annual Music Festival 2009, Saturday, November 7th at Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach, California. The afternoon featured a full line-up ... read more >>
Oct 29, 2009: Sherri Shepherd was at Eso Won Bookstore to sign copies and speak about her new book "Permission Slips".
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 29 October 2009
"Permission Slips" covers topics such as "It's Jesus or Jail," "Marriage, the Hard Way," "Children: The Gift You Can't Give Back," and "All the Things I Don't Know...And All the Things I Definitely Do," ... read more >>
Oct 22, 2009: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Viacom "Get Schooled" Conference
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 22 October 2009
Teen actress Rhyon Nicole Brown (stars as "Lizzie Sutton" on ABC Family's award-winning television series, "Lincoln Heights") caught up with actor Morgan Freeman (l) at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ... read more >>
Oct 15, 2009: Dr. Cornel West Book Signing
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 15 October 2009
This past week, Dr. Cornel West made a highly anticipated appearance at the Grove Barnes & Noble in Los Angeles, for a special book signing in slew of his national book tour. The book tour is promoting ... read more >>
Oct 8, 2009: Marybell Brazile Bakewell, Matriarch of the Bakewell Family Succumbs
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 08 October 2009
Marybell Bakewell was born April 10, 1925 and passed away in her sleep October 7, 2009 at Arcadia Methodist Hospital. Mrs. Bakewell, the Mother of Los Angeles Sentinel Publisher, Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. ... read more >>
October 1, 2009: Chris Brown at Lebron James "More Than A Game" premiere event at the Hollywood & Highland complex.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 01 October 2009
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September 24, 2009: Shirley Caesar with a "I Love Compton" Shirt at the Compton Gospel Fest held recently.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 24 September 2009
Ms. Shon of D'Angelo Photo091709 read more >>

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September 10, 2009: Mary Wilson, original member of the Supremes and her son, Pedro.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 10 September 2009
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July 23, 2009: CAST OF
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 23 July 2009
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July 16, 2009: Geffen Records Chairman Ron Fair chats with IGA artist and BET Awards Best New Artist winner, Keri Hilson, along with Polow Da Don, at the Cr
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 16 July 2009
Avid Exposure PR Tosha Whitten-Griggs, 213/351-0042 twhittengriggs@avidexposure.com070909 read more >>

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July 02, 2009: Alicia Keys poses for cameras on the red carpet at the 2009 B.E.T. Awards. This year
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 02 July 2009
Malcolm Ali for Sentinel062509 read more >>

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June 25, 2009: Councilmember Bernard C. Parks concludes Championship Parade by Awarding Lakers Organization a Congratulatory Resolution
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 25 June 2009
Councilmember Bernard C. Parks honored the 2009 NBA Champion Los Angeles Lakers with a congratulatory resolution during the team's Championship Day Parade held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum."This ... read more >>
June 04, 2009: Teen Summit 1
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 04 June 2009
Ian Foxx for Photography by Foxx052809 read more >>
May 7, 2009: Sojourner Truth Tribute Memorial, performer Gospel artist Yolanda Adams, special reading performance actress Cicely Tyson, performer Dorinda Clark Cole
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 07 May 2009
Fresh form a performance with her siblings, "The Clark Sisters" on the ABC daytime show 'The View', Grammy Awards gospel legend Dorinda Clark Cole and gospel songstress Yolanda Adams performed the official ... read more >>
April 23, 2009: Assemblyman Isadore Hall greeted by legendary activist Lillian Mobley.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 23 April 2009
Photo by Ms. Shon of D' Angelo's Photo041609 read more >>
March 19, 2009: L.A. Sentinel Hosts Blood Drive for Sickle Cell Disease Kids
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 19 March 2009
The Community turned out to donate at the recent blood drive hosted by The Los Angeles Sentinel. The children inflicted with sickle cell anemia at Children's Hopital will greatly benefit from the generosity ... read more >>
March 12, 2009: Grammy Award winner Kanye West and hip hop superstar Common join gospel duo, Mary Mary, on the set of their new video,
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 12 March 2009
Photo Credit: Steve Jones for VGSL Entertainment030509 read more >>
February 26, 2009: Assemblymember of the 48th district Mike Davis honors 10 time Grammy winner Chaka Khan with the Living Legends Award
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 26 February 2009
Photo Credit: Malcolm Ali021909 read more >>
February 19, 2009: Russell Simmons and Family pose for camera on the red carpet at the 2009 NAACP Image Awards.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 19 February 2009
Photo credit: Billy Ingram020509 read more >>

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January 21, 2009: Swearing In Ceremony
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 21 January 2009
President Barack Obama was sworn in as America read more >>
December 20, 2008: High Five FOR Hi-Technology
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 20 December 2008
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October 9, 2008: Hollywood Powerbrokers
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 09 October 2008
Film legend Sidney Poitier greets filmmaker Tyler Perry at the opening of Perry read more >>
September 11, 2008: Blingin
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 11 September 2008
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August 07, 2008: The Power of Prayer!
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 07 August 2008
Senator Barack Obama gets the ultimate campaign contribution as the presumptive nominee and a group of pastors pray during a recent campaign stop. read more >>
July 24, 2008: The Hollyrod Foundation Does It Again!
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 24 July 2008
Power couple Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete celebrated the 10th anniversary of their DesignCare fundraising benefit in grand style in Malibu. The Peetes and a very impressive list of their celebrity ... read more >>
July 03, 2008: Whoopi
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 03 July 2008
Comedienne turned Talk Show host Whoopi Goldberg taking some time off to enjoy the Mouse and Goofy at Disneyland last week. While her top-rated talk show is on hiatus, Whoopi grabbed the grandkids and ... read more >>

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June 26, 2008: The dance off that has everyone talking.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 26 June 2008
R&B sultry singer and phenomenal dancer Ciara pulling a dominatrix move on Chris Brown at the BET Awards this week and then Brown responds with a move that his fans won’t soon forget. Can’t ... read more >>

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June 19, 2008: Red Carpet Ready Family
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 19 June 2008
Only weeks before her Father's big worldwide premiere, Willow Smith - sporting the oversized sunglasses and blinged out dress - hits the red carpet with her family for the debut of her new movie, Kit Kittridge ... read more >>

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June 05, 2008: Another Champion in the Making?
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 05 June 2008
Mother-to-be and Women’s Boxing Champ Laila Ali is absolutely glowing as she shows off her growing belly at the Women of Achievement luncheon in Beverly Hills. Ali and her husband, former NFL player ... read more >>

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May 15, 2008: That
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 15 May 2008
With gas hitting $4 a gallon, even some superstars are finding alternate and fun ways to get around the neighborhood. Entertainer Raven Symone read more >>
May 08, 2008: Like Father, Like Son
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 08 May 2008
Two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington and his youngest son, Malcolm, take some quality father/son time together to enjoy a Laker game over the weekend. Based on this photo, it read more >>
April 24, 2008: No One seems to do it better than singer/songwriter Alicia Keys. Keys appeared on the
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 24 April 2008
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April 17, 2008: Take It OFF!
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 17 April 2008
Nationally syndicated radio host and comedian Steve Harvey turned 50 this year and he’s determined to prove he’s still got it! His “take off the shirt” campaign revealed the funnyman ... read more >>
April 10, 2008: It's Official...
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 10 April 2008
You can call them hip hop royalty for sure. Beyonce and her beau of six years, JayZ, tied the knot becoming husband and wife. The official wedding photo is going for millions. The nuptials were held at ... read more >>
March 27, 2008: Diddy's Girls
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 27 March 2008
Sean “P. Diddy” Combs’ kissable little girls made their television debut this week. Of course, D’Lila Star (l)and Jessie James (r) appeared on daddy’s own show, “The ... read more >>
March 20, 2008: Guess who's legal?
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 20 March 2008
Rapper Bow Wow celebrated his 21st birthday with a blowout party this week in Vegas.Word on the street: Bow is spending much of his time these days with Pussycat Doll Melody Thronton. Is it just us or ... read more >>
March 06, 2008: YOUNG LOVE?
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 06 March 2008
RR&B sensations Rihanna and Chris Brown caught in the act in Paris.  The two stars were in the "City of Lights" this week attending the fashion shows. Both highly successful singers have ... read more >>

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February 21, 2008: All Hail The 'Queen'
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 21 February 2008
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin performing at L.A. read more >>

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February 14, 2008: Does it Get Any Better than This!
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 14 February 2008
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin performing at L.A. read more >>
Septmeber 15, 2011: Straight Outta Compton 9/11
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 31 December 1969
Straight Outta Compton: Like the rest of the country, the children of Compton paid tribute to those who died during the attacks on 9/11/2001MS. SHON D read more >>
Septmeber 22, 2011: Kid Cudi rocks Back to the Future shoes
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 31 December 1969
Angelenos came together with Bacardi and Complex magazine to celebrate Kid Cudi read more >>
Septmeber 29, 2011: MUSIC BOX AWARDS AT THE USC FISHER MUSEUM HONORING TRAILBLAZERS IN THE COMMUNITY
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 31 December 1969
Friday September 23rd, 2011 Def Jam recording artist Abraham McDonald headlined The 1st Annual Music Box Awards held at the USC Fisher Museum, which honored those making a difference for youth in the Los ... read more >>
Septmeber 1, 2011: LA LAKERS COACH MIKE BROWN HONORED AT EAGLE & BADGE GALA
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 31 December 1969
The 10th Anniversary Gala of the Los Angeles Police Protective League read more >>
Feburary 4, 2010: HEALTH CARE
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 31 December 1969
(L - R) Actress Patricia Heaton, Camille Winbush & Cardin E. Gill, MD., F.A.A.F.P. (Medical Director and President) at the Grand Opening of the Westside Pregnancy Clinic (Los Angeles Crenshaw District) ... read more >>
Feburary 10, 2010: Felicia Morris, Johnny Morris and Sup. Mark Ridley-Thomas
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 31 December 1969
Johnny Morris is honored by the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors in Honor of Black History Month.Biko N. Poindexter-Hodge (Los Angeles Sentinel Intern) read more >>
Feburary 18, 2010: Pan African Film & Arts Festival
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 31 December 1969
Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF) founder Ayuko Babu, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, PAFF 2010 Celebrity Host actress CCH Pounder (Avatar), and Dr. Ben Chavis, Co-Founder, President ... read more >>

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