Child Star Gary Coleman Dies at age 42
Written by Associated Press 28 May 2010
Gary Coleman Dies at age 42 Gary Coleman By Associated Press Writer Jennifer DobnerGary Coleman, the adorable, pint-sized child star of the smash 1970s TV sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" who spent the rest ... read more >>
Maya Angelou Marks 82nd B’Day with Common, Lee Daniels
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
 Maya Angelou smiles as she greets guests at a garden party at her home Thursday, May 20, 2010 in Winston-Salem, N.C.  (AP)Sentinel News ServicePoet Maya Angelou threw a party in the backyard of ... read more >>
Colorblind @ BET
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 27 May 2010
 Usher and Justin BieberBET has officially lost its sense of "Black Entertainment Television" By Brandon I. BrooksSentinel Entertainment EditorIf you haven't heard the recent controversy surrounding ... read more >>
A Heart-to-Heart with America’s First Black Billionairess
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 27 May 2010
 Sheila JohnsonBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterSheila Johnson, "The Other City" InterviewEntrepreneur and philanthropist Sheila Crump Johnson is the only African-American female to enjoy ... read more >>
BILL COSBY KICKS-OFF SEARCH FOR AMERICA'S BEST GIGGLE
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
Event Listing:BILL COSBY KICKS-OFF SEARCH FOR AMERICA'S BEST GIGGLEWinning Giggle, Selected by Mr. Cosby, to be featured in National JELL-O TV CommercialWHAT: The Hello JELL-O "Give it a Giggle" Tour, ... read more >>
Celebration for at-risk students in Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
Celebration for at-risk students in Los AngelesSentinel News Service EDUCATION... is the Power & MUSIC...is the Universal Language!  Renee Smith, President of the "Stay in School - Empower the ... read more >>
OLETA ADAMS, SAL MARQUEZ AND LAO TIZER AT WARNER CENTER PARK, SUNDAY, JUNE 6TH
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
Playboy Jazz Festival gets fans in the spirit with free community concert OLETA ADAMS, SAL MARQUEZ AND LAO TIZER AT WARNER CENTER PARK, SUNDAY, JUNE 6TH, IN WOODLAND HILLSFor Southern California jazz fans, ... read more >>
KJLH Host “Just Wright” Movie Premiere
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 20 May 2010
 Common as Scott McKnight in “Just Wright” (Photo by David Lee)By Elzena Rankins (Intern)Common was born Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. in Chicago on March 13, 1972 to Lonnie, Sr. a former pro ... read more >>
3rd Annual Peace Through Education Event Unites Stars and Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 May 2010
 Director of PTE, Steven Williams, April Holliverse, Dr. Ola Washington, Charmaine Jefferson, Principal George Bartleson, Beth Payne, Jamal Speakes, 2nd row: Rashad McCant (NBA), Marg Briggs, Jensen ... read more >>
Rollins Rocks Disney Hall
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 20 May 2010
 Sonny RollinsJoy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterWhen you're Sonny Rollins, you don't have to talk much to the audience if you don't want to.  All you need to say to your devotees is "Welcome," ... read more >>
Actress Lena Horne Remembered at NYC Funeral
Written by Associated Press 20 May 2010
 Lena HorneLena Horne's funeral service program (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/ Getty Image)Associated Press WriterLena Horne, whose signature song was "Stormy Weather," was remembered at her funeral on ... read more >>
Chaka Khan makes waves at annual festival
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 20 May 2010
 Chaka Khan makes waves at annual festival By Brandon I. BrooksSentinel Entertainment EditorWhen entering the Greek Theatre on Friday night, I thought for a moment that the Wavefest 2010 would probably ... read more >>
Recording Artist, Nelly, Teams up with Macy's
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 14 May 2010
Recording Artist, Nelly, Teams up with Macy'sNelly (photo credit: Silverdollar productions)Nelly launches Apple Bottoms summer line while encouraging all to give blood and register as bone marrow donors ... read more >>
Aaron Woolfolk bridges gap between cultures and filmmaking
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 13 May 2010
Aaron Woolfolk bridges gap between cultures and filmmaking The Harimaya Bridge has the distinct honor of being the first feature film in the Japanese film industry to be directed by an African American. ... read more >>
Pamela Chapron Puts a Twist on Having a Big Butt-Through Her Alter Ego
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 10 May 2010
Book Corner: First time Author Releases bookPamela Chapron Puts a Twist on Having a Big Butt-Through Her Alter EgoBy Elzena RankinsSentinel Intern From the beginning of time women, have always been judged ... read more >>
Hardwick Has Arrived!
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 10 May 2010
Hardwick Has Arrived!Omari HardwickBy Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer                                Omari ... read more >>
Essence Music Festival Will Give More than Music This Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
Essence Music Festival Will Give More than Music This YearEMF will hold its first African American Education Seminar.By Elzena RankinsSentinel InternThis year's Essence Music Festival (EMF) will not only ... read more >>
Soledad’s follow-up report about the Haitian Relief Effort
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 10 May 2010
Soledad O’Brien Soledad's Follow-Up Report about the Haitian Relief Effort By Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer Soledad O'Brien the "Rescued" Interview Since Haiti's no longer front-page ... read more >>
Grammy Winner Stephanie Mills makes a comeback
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 10 May 2010
Stephanie Mills Grammy Winner Stephanie Mills Makes a ComebackMills will Release 4th Album and Headline Benefit ConcertBy Elzena RankinsSentinel InternIts been a minute since we last heard from Stephanie ... read more >>
Urban League honors Paula Madison
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 07 May 2010
(L-R) Suzanne DePasse, Michaela Pereira, Paula Madison and Blair H. Taylor Urban League honors Paula MadisonThe Los Angeles Urban League honored NBC Executive Paula Madison at the 37th Annual Whitney M. ... read more >>
1st ANNUAL CINCO DE MAYO FESTIVAL
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 May 2010
 THE CONGA ROOM presents  1st ANNUAL CINCO DE MAYO FESTIVAL & HOT LAVA AFTER PARTY AT L.A. LIVE THIS WEDNESDAYThe first annual CINCO DE MAYO FESTIVAL and HOT LAVA AFTER PARTY upstairs at The ... read more >>
Akon files lawsuit against former business partners
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 May 2010
Akon Akon files lawsuit against former business partners *Singer Akon has filed a lawsuit against his former business partners claiming they used his company name for a new perfume without his permission.The ... read more >>
“Southland” renewed for third season
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 May 2010
Regina King “Southland” renewed for third season *Despite modest ratings, “Southland” has been renewed for a third season by TNT, the cable network that picked up the drama after ... read more >>
DMX files lawsuit against Rich Kid Entertainment
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 May 2010
DMX DMX files lawsuit against Rich Kid Entertainment *Rapper DMX has filed a lawsuit – from jail – against a company he claims has been stealing his royalty checks for at least the past ... read more >>
Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey renew wedding vows
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 May 2010
Nick Cannon & Mariah Carey Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey renew wedding vows *Nick Cannon announced on his New York radio show Friday that he and the missus will celebrate their second wedding anniversary ... read more >>

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