Wednesday, June 3, 2015
From Broadway to Hollywood
Written by Princess Manasseh 13 March 2014
PURE INSPIRATION: Shaun Baker gives an inspiring performance in the musical revue Pure Imagination Courtesy Photo At seven years young it was seeing Gregory Hines perform for the first time at the Apollo ... read more >>
‘Women of soul’ wow the White House, first lady
Written by NANCY BENA Associated Press 13 March 2014
First lady Michelle Obama speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 6, 2014, with singers, from second from left, Melissa Etheridge, Janelle Monáe, and Patti ... read more >>
'12 Years A Slave' Wins Best Picture At Oscars
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer 06 March 2014
Fox Searchlight and The Academy Get It Right! Black Hollywood stole the show as Will Smith announced “12 Years A Slave” for Best Picture on Sunday night at the 86th annual Academy Awards. “12 ... read more >>
Music Superstar Akon Launches ‘Akon Lighting Africa’
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 March 2014
Akon With President Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso Courtesy Photo  Philanthropist, business mogul and five-time Grammy nominated artist Akon has initiated a partnership to bring electricity to one ... read more >>
Chris Brown D.C. Misdemeanor Assault Trial Set for April 17
Written by LaTrina Antoine Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 01 March 2014
R&B singer Chris Brown arrives at a Los Angeles Superior Court for a probation review hearing on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Los Angeles. The judge rejected a prosecutor’s request during the hearing ... read more >>
Book Review: Handbook for an Unpredictable Life
Written by Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 01 March 2014
Handbook for an Unpredictable Life How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother,             and Still Came out Smiling (with Great Hair) by Rosie Perez Crown Archetype Hardcover, ... read more >>
The Envelope Please: Who Will Win, Who Deserves to Win, Who Was Snubbed
Written by Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 01 March 2014
12 Years a Slave is benefiting from the most Best Picture buzz as Oscar night approaches Courtesy Photo Oscar Predictions 2014 12 Years a Slave is benefiting from the most Best Picture buzz as we approach ... read more >>
Angelou’s Tribute to Mandela to be Soon Published as Book
Written by Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 01 March 2014
Maya Angelou, one of America’s leading poets, wrote a moving tribute to Nelson Mandela that has recently been published. (Photo Credit/Dwight Carter) Maya Angelou’s moving tribute to fallen South ... read more >>
The ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ Has a Black Ringmaster
Written by Linda Armstrong Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 01 March 2014
Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson  Courtesy Photo The ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ Has a Black Ringmaster “Legends” is the name of the 144th edition ... read more >>
Courier Delivers Package for Crime Boss in Multi-Layered Neo-Noir
Written by Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 01 March 2014
 Rapper “Sticky Fingaz” from the group Onyx plays “Lizard” in The Bag Man starring Robert Dinero Photo Courtesy   The Bag Man Film Review by Kam Williams At first blush, The Bag Man reads ... read more >>
The 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards: A Hollywood Takeover
Written by Maleena Lawrence Contributing Writer 28 February 2014
  LOS ANGELES, CA - In the explosive company of Wendy Raquel Robinson, NAACP Image Award winner for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series and Vanessa Williams from the Showtime hit series Soul Food, ... read more >>
45th NAACP Image Awards: The Fun Didn’t Stop After The Ceremony
Written by Nicole Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer, Princess Manasseh, Sentinel Contributing Writer 27 February 2014
Terrence Howard showing support for Live Happy’s Acts of Happiness at the Backstage Creations Celebrity Retreat at NAACP Image Awards  (Photo Courtesy of Getty Images)   Celebrity Retreat ... read more >>
Nicole Bernard’s Bold Leadership Diversifies FOX Through Audience Strategy
Written by Edward Rice, IIISentinel Contributing Writer 20 February 2014
FOX Executive, Nicole Bernard Photo by Valerie Goodloe Reimaging the established business functions of a worldwide entertainment conglomerate is a huge undertaking to say the least. When, FOX Executive ... read more >>
International Civil Rights Center & Museum Gala Honors Music Industry Giants
Written by Yasmine Regester Special to the NNPA from the Carolina Peacemaker 20 February 2014
Music industry giant Quincy Jones received the Alston-Jones International Civil & Human Rights Award. Jones is pictured here with ICRCM co-founders Earl Jones and Melvin "Skip" Alston.(Photos courtesy ... read more >>
Kevin Hart Spearheads Raunchy Remake of Romantic Romp
Written by Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 20 February 2014
About Last Night Film Review  Released in 1986, About Last Night revolved around the yearlong effort of a couple of Chicago yuppies (played by Rob Lowe and Demi Moore) to forge a solid relationship ... read more >>
Hairfinity Celebrates NBA All-Star Weekend with Star Studded Events
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 20 February 2014
Monica co-hosted the Chris Paul & Friends NBA All-Star weekend finale event, "Who Parties Hardest?" and is pictured with fellow songstress Janelle Monae at Masquerade Nightclub at Harrah's Casino ... read more >>
The William Grant Still Arts Center Presents: ‘I Got My Pride’ – The Blues Tales of Leadbelly
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 February 2014
COURTESY PHOTO “I GOT MY PRIDE” – THE BLUES TALES OF LEADBELLY, March 1-June 7, will exhibit recordings, magazine articles, concert posters, original photographs, writings by Pete Seeger and others ... read more >>
Photos: Exclusive Interview with Black & Sexy TV Cast Members
Written by Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer, Nicole Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer, Princess Manasseh, Sentinel Contributing Writer 20 February 2014
Creators of Black & Sexy TV (left to right): Brian Ali-Harding, Jeanine Daniels, Dennis Dortch and Numa Perrier.  Photo By Brian Carter  Cast members of Black & Sexy TV socialize ... read more >>
Black Power Couple: LaLa and Carmelo Anthony
Written by Shonassee Shaver 16 February 2014
New York’s finest: The charitable couple always bring their A-game to fashion galas.   In the media, Black love can be portrayed in a negative way, however, there are certain celebrities that negate ... read more >>
Photos: Black Love in Television
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 16 February 2014
We take a look at 10 of the most memorable African American couples that have shown us the beauty of Black Love over the years. Television over the years has given us some unforgettable Black couples ... read more >>
Falling in Love With Black & Sexy TV
Written by Princess Manasseh, Sentinel Contributing Writer, Nicole Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer & Brian Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer 13 February 2014
BLACK & SEXY: Cast and crew of Black & Sexy TV channel unites for the first time to speak about their shows, Black Love and more Photo By Brian W. Carter Hit web channel reaches new heights Imagine ... read more >>
Dr. Holly Carter: A force in the world of entertainment, merging secular, Gospel music and film
Written by Nichole Brown Special to the Sentinel 10 February 2014
Dr. Holly Carter Courtesy Photo With a talent roster that reads like a who’s who of industry greats, Dr. Holly Carter has made a name for herself in the highly political environment of the Hollywood ... read more >>
VIDEO: 2013 StarQuest Finals Highlight Reel
Written by Super User 10 February 2014
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Alice in Walkerland: The “PBS American Masters” Interview with Kam Williams
Written by Kam Williams 10 February 2014
Alice Walker has been defined as one of the key international writers of the 20th Century. She made history as the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction as well as the National ... read more >>
Guiou: The Other Blacks, The Afro-Jamaican Presence in Guatemala
Written by Kam Williams 09 February 2014
  Tate Publishing    Paperback, $12.00   96 pages, Illustrated   ISBN: 978-1-62746-147-4   [This book] chronicles the journey of a group of Jamaican pioneers who went to Guatemala during ... read more >>

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