Lil Wayne finally goes to jail
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
After four false starts, Lil Wayne was finally taken away in handcuffs to begin his year-long jail term for attempted criminal possession of a weapon. The rapper was sentenced in Manhattan Monday, where ... read more >>
Ed Gordon is back with B.E.T.
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
Richard Prince's "Journal-isms" online column reported Monday that nearly two decades after his career took national notice, news anchor Ed Gordon is back, covering news and real issues that matters to ... read more >>
Coby Bell lands new gig
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
Coby Bell*"Third Watch" veteran Coby Bell has been cast as a regular in USA's flagship series "Burn Notice."  The actor will play Jesse Garcia, described by the Hollywood Reporter as "a cocky and ... read more >>
Niecy Nash is ready to dance
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
Niecy Nash Actress and TV host Niecy Nash says she's particularly looking forward to going heads up with Kate Gosselin on "Dancing with the Stars." "Let me tell you something, it will be the battle ... read more >>
MJ Bodyguards speak out
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
Michael Jackson Former bodyguards for Michael Jackson said they personally witnessed the King of Pop make out with girls in the backseat of his chauffeured cars, and that he is by no means a pedophile ... read more >>
Getty Museum host special screening and panel discussion
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
Getty Museum host special screening and panel discussion On Tuesday, March 16, the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles will be exploring the role that race plays in American life and culture. The special ... read more >>
Nancy Wilson and Stevie Wonder Honored at CAAM
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2010
Nancy Wilson and Assemblyman Mike DavisJames Ingram, Stevie Wonder and Assemblyman DavisPHOTO CREDIT: MALCOLM ALI Assemblyman Mike Davis (A-48) brought together an array of entertainers and elected ... read more >>
Precious Dominates Image Awards via Virtual Sweep of Film Categories
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 04 March 2010
Precious Dominates Image Awards via Virtual Sweep of Film CategoriesMonique photo courtesy Maury L. Phillips Julian Bond, actor Morgan Freeman, Rosyn Brock (Incoming NAACP Nationial Chair) and Benjamin ... read more >>
Wesley's Finest!
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 04 March 2010
Wesley's Finest!Wesley Snipes star of Brooklyn's Finest By Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer Wesley Snipes, the "Brooklyn's Finest" Interview Born in Orlando on July 31, 1962 to Marian, a teacher's ... read more >>
Bill Cosby announces the line up for the 32nd Annual Playboy Jazz Festival
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 04 March 2010
Bill Cosby announces the line up for the 32nd Annual Playboy Jazz FestivalBy Elzena RankinsSentinel Intern On Thursday February 25, Master of Ceremonies, Bill Cosby and the executives of the Playboy Jazz ... read more >>
Legendary Rapper Guru Recovering
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
Guru is said to be recovering from a successful surgery on Monday (March 1) after suffering a heart attack over the weekend. GuruDespite Internet rumors that the rapper had died, AllHipHop.com is quoting ... read more >>
Craig Robinson to host
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
"The Office" co-star Craig Robinson has been tapped to host NBC's "Last Comic Standing" when it returns to the network this summer. Craig RobinsonRobinson, who plays warehouse boss Darryl on "The Office," ... read more >>
Norwary Authorities Detain R&B Singer Ne-Yo
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
*Authorities in Norway detained R&B singer Ne-Yo on Saturday after a member of his entourage allegedly assaulted a restaurant worker.  The artist was reportedly partying at the Emil & Samuel ... read more >>
Lil Wayne Jail Term Delayed
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
Lil Wayne's jail term in a gun case has been delayed yet again - this time due to a fire in the New York courthouse where he was due to be sentenced.  Today's midmorning blaze shut down a Lower Manhattan ... read more >>
Black History Cultural Youth Experience
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 04 March 2010
Black History Cultural Youth Experience Derek Haskell (Middle) PRESSLINE Entertainment Community Children enjoying the Black History Youth Experience held at St. Andrews Park By Elzena RankinsSentinel ... read more >>

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Chaz Dreams a Reality
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 04 March 2010
Chaz Dreams a Reality(L-R) Trevon Davis (C.C), Chaz Lamar Shepherd (Curtis) and Chester Gregory (James Early) in “Dreamgirls,” playing February 25 through April 4, 2010 at the CTG / Ahmanson ... read more >>

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Angela Robinson is bringing Broadway to Hollywood
Written by Sam Johnson (Intern) 25 February 2010
Angela Robinson is bringing Broadway to HollywoodAngela RobinsonBy Sam JohnsonSentinel InternInterview with Angela RobinsonAngela Robinson, a native of San Francisco, CA is in preparation for one of her ... read more >>
Tracy Morgan as the New Black
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 25 February 2010
Tracy Morgan as the New Black Tracy Morgan co-stars alongside Bruce Willis in "Cop Out"  By Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Editor The "Cop Out" InterviewBrooklyn-born Tracy Morgan started out in ... read more >>

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Matthew Rushing brings "Uptown" to OCPAC
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 25 February 2010
Matthew Rushing brings "Uptown" to OCPACMatthew Rushing Performing in "Dancing Spirit" Photo by Paul Kolnik Matthew Rushing's "Uptown" Photo by Paul Kolnik Brandon I. Brooks Sentinel Entertainment Editor ... read more >>
Fantasia ROCKS Hollywood Opening Night of The Color Purple
Written by Maleena Lawrence (Contributing Writer) 18 February 2010
African HomelandPhoto Credit: Paul KolnikFantasia ROCKS Hollywood Opening Night Of "The Color Purple"By Maleena LawrenceSentinel Contributing WriterLOS ANGELES, CA- Fabulous Fantasia Barrino, brilliantly ... read more >>
Moya Angela is a Dream
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 February 2010
Chaz Lamar Shepherd (Curtis) and Moya Angela (Effie) in “Dreamgirls,” playing February 25 through April 4, 2010, at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre. Photo Credit: Joan MarcusMoya Angela is a DreamBy ... read more >>
Is Nate the Next Denzel?
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 18 February 2010
Nate ParkerPhoto Credit: Malcolm AliIs Nate the Next Denzel?By Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterNate Parker the "Blood Done Sign My Name" InterviewNate Parker was born in Norfolk, Virginia on November ... read more >>
Charlotte Williams awarded prestigious silver award from YoungArts
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2010
 Charlotte WIlliamsFour student-artists from California awarded prestigious gold and silver awards from YoungArtsHonor includes $10,000 and $5,000 awards and a week of artistic experience in New York ... read more >>
Johnny Morris celebrates 45 years in broadcasting
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2010
Johnny MorrisJOHNNY MORRISJohnny Morris Celebrates 45 Years in BroadcastingAt 10 years old, a young Andrew Morris already knew what he wanted to be when he grew up - a radio broadcaster. The curious youngster ... read more >>
Valentines’ Zane!
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 11 February 2010
ZaneValentine's Zane!By Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterZane the"Sex Chronicles" InterviewZane (not her real name) is the best-selling author of a plethora of African-American-oriented erotica, ... read more >>

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