Sommore Proves “Sistahs” Can Shine as Comediennes
Written by D. Kevin McNeir Special to the NNPA from The Miami Times 03 October 2012
  She’s appeared on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav, Showtime at the Apollo and Comic View. Along with fellow Black comediennes Mo’Nique, Laura Hayes and Adele Givens, ... read more >>
Janet Jackson’s $20 Mil Wedding Plans
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 October 2012
  The National Enquirer is claiming that Janet Jackson and her billionaire fiance Wissam al Mana are planning a lavish $20 million wedding  to take place next year in Doha, Qatar, where al Mana was ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 October 2012
  Akon, who also co-stars attends the ‘Black November’ special screening in New York City at United Nations on September 26. The film, directed and produced by Nigerian born filmmaker Jeta Amata ... read more >>
First Lady Michelle Obama to Appear on “Steve Harvey”
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 02 October 2012
First Lady Michelle Obama to Appear on “Steve Harvey” Chicago, IL – First Lady Michelle Obama will tape an episode of the all-new daytime show “Steve Harvey” that will air on Wednesday, October ... read more >>
Celebs perform stories from author John Edgar Wideman
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 September 2012
Dennis Haybert     Gary Dourdan Jason George   WordTheatre’s Storytales: Featuring celebrities performing stories from acclaimed African-American author John Edgar Wideman’s literary ... read more >>
Voila! It’s Viola!
Written by Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 27 September 2012
Viola Davis The “Won’t Back Down” Interview     Viola Davis was born on August 11, 1965 on her grandmother’s farm in St. Matthews, South Carolina, but raised by her parents in Central ... read more >>
2 plead no contest to extorting Stevie Wonder
Written by Associated Press 27 September 2012
Stevie Wonder (AP Photo) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two people charged with trying to extort millions of dollars from Stevie Wonder pleaded no contest on Monday and were released after being sentenced to ... read more >>
How much is too much in Robin Roberts coverage?
Written by DAVID BAUDER | Associated Press 27 September 2012
  “Good Morning America” Co-Host Robin Roberts (AP Photo)   EW YORK (AP) — "Good Morning America" cameras were there last week when co-host Robin Roberts underwent a bone marrow transplant. ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays September 27th – October 3rd
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 September 2012
Lil Wayne – September 27th Greg Morris – September 27th Koko Taylor – September 28th Young Jeezy – September 28th Kevin Durant – September 29th Bryant Gumbel – September 29th T- Pain ... read more >>
Buddy Guy looks to the future of the blues
Written by CARYN ROUSSEAU | Associated Press 27 September 2012
CHICAGO (AP) — Ask Chicago guitar legend Buddy Guy about the future of the blues and he'll give a depressing — but direct —answer. "It's scary," Guy said during an interview upstairs at his club, ... read more >>
Nate Parker Co-Stars in Richard Gere Dramatic Thriller ‘ARBITRAGE’
Written by Sandra Varner/Talk2SV 21 September 2012
  High stakes money dealing and child molestation weigh heavily by any measure; eliciting headlines though, by comparison, sit at opposite ends of angst and disdain. But the impressive dexterity ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays September 20th – September 26th
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 September 2012
 Debbie Morgan – September 20th Van Jones – September 20th Alfonso Ribeiro – September 21st Cecil Fielder – September 21st Melvin Van Peebles – September 22nd King Sunny Dae – September ... read more >>
Obama to Host BIG TICKET LA Fundraiser
Written by Chelsea Battle (Contributing Writer) 21 September 2012
President Barack Obama AP Photo President Obama is set to arrive at the Nokia Theater, for a big ticket concert fundraiser on October 7th according to The Hollywood Reporter.  The highly anticipated ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays September 13th – September 19th
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 September 2012
 Nell Carter – September 13th Tavis Smiley – September 13th Bernie Williams – September 13th Michael Johnson – September 13th Tyler Perry – September 14th Michael Crabtree – September ... read more >>
Unconditionally Ealy!
Written by Kam Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 14 September 2012
  Sam and Joe (played by Lynn Collins and Michael Ealy) enjoy a conversation in the new movie Unconditional, opening in theaters September 21.   Michael Ealy The “Unconditional” Interview               ... read more >>
CAAM hosted an evening with Issa Rae
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 September 2012
   (L-R) Issa Rae (center) and the Cast of The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl Photos Courtesy of Marty Cotwright The star and creator of the Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl The California ... read more >>
VIDEO: Smokey Robinson - Exclusive Interview
Written by Super User II 14 September 2012
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VIDEO: Taste of Soul Family Festival 2012!
Written by Super User II 13 September 2012
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Smokey Robinson—A Poet That You Knoweth
Written by Chelsea Battle Contributing Writer 12 September 2012
   Soulful crooner to unveil a one-man poet show   Ooh Baby, Baby- Whether you are a baby boomer, a generation x’er, or a tweener, you are bound to have been caught up in the quiet storm that is ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays September 6th - September 12th
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 September 2012
  Anika Noni Rose - September 6th   Idris Elba - September 6th   Foxy Brown - September 6th   Sonny Rollins - September 7th   Richard Roundtree - September 7th   Eric Eazy-E Wright - ... read more >>
Mother of GMA co-host Robin Roberts dies
Written by JACK ELLIOTT JR. and ULA ILNYTZKY | Associated Press 06 September 2012
"Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts, right, with her mother Lucimarian Roberts on the set in New York. J(AP Photo/ABC, Donna Svennevik)   (AP) — Lucimarian Roberts, the mother of "Good ... read more >>
As tour nears, R. Kelly promises return to raunch
Written by By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Associated Press 06 September 2012
This Aug. 10, 2012 photo originally released by Starpix shows R&B singer R. Kelly signing copies of his memoir, "Soulacoaster: The Diary of Me," at Barnes & Noble in New York. (AP Photo/Starpix, ... read more >>
At the Hollywood Bowl: Esperanza’s Sweet Sounds, Hancock’s Suite Celebration of Peace
Written by Joy Childs Sentinel Contributing Writer 06 September 2012
Herbie Hancock (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau) Esperanza Spalding (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, file)   When bass-master-meister Larry <Graham> was asked at the Long Beach Jazz Festival, “<Who>’s ... read more >>
Ex-NFL star Strahan becomes Kelly Ripa's co-host
Written by FRAZIER MOORE Associated Press 06 September 2012
Former football player Michael Strahan, right, poses Kelly Ripa on the set of the newly named "Live! with Kelly and Michael" on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP ... read more >>
Actor Michael Clarke Duncan dead at 54
Written by STEVE LOEPER (Associated Press) 03 September 2012
Actor Michael Clarke Duncan poses for a portrait Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri)   Michael Clarke Duncan, the hulking, prolific character actor whose dozens of films ... read more >>