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 >>
Actress Jennifer Lewis Dishes Candid Advice at Baggage Claim Ladies Night Out
Written by Princess Manasseh 07 February 2014
 HOSTS: Baggage Claim actress Jenifer Lewis (center), executive producer Lyn Talbert (back) and KJLH radio personality Adai Lamar (front) hosted the Ladies Night Out Event Wednesday, January 29 at the ... read more >>
PHARRELL WILLIAMS TO PERFORM ON OSCAR TELECAST
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 07 February 2014
  LOS ANGELES -- Pharrell Williams will perform at the Academy Awards. Oscar producers said Tuesday the producer-performer will sing his nominated song "Happy." There was no word on whether his Grammy ... read more >>
Let’s Talk ‘About Last Night’ Baby
Written by Nicole Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 06 February 2014
Danny and Debbie hit it off quick. (Courtesy Photo) The cast of the romantic comedy talk relationships, love, sex and their chemistry on set It’s the classic one-night-stand-turns-something-more ... read more >>
PHOTOS: 56th Grammy Awards
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 01 February 2014
56th Grammy Awards Faith Evans Photo By: Malcolm Ali  56th Grammy Awards LL Cool J  Photo By: Malcolm Ali  56th Grammy Awards LL Cool J and family  Photo By: Malcolm Ali  56th ... read more >>
The Grammys: Were we (Africans Americans) really there or covered fairly?
Written by Brandon I. Brooks Managing Editor 30 January 2014
SIPPY CUP: Jay-Z holds up his Grammy Award up at the Staples Center Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 in Los Angeles. The rapper dedicated the award to his daughter calling it her "gold sippy cup" PHOTO by Matt ... read more >>
Lincoln Helps Essence Celebrate Black Women in Music
Written by Sentinel Staff and Wire Report 30 January 2014
HARDWORKING BEAUTIES: (L-R) Shawn Thompson, Lincoln Multicultural Marketing; Michelle Ebanks, President of Essence Communications; Singer Emile Sandé; Vanessa Bush, Editor-In-Chief of Essence Magazine; ... read more >>
BET Celebrates Rising Musicians with Music Matters Showcase
Written by Princess Manasseh 30 January 2014
HANDS UP: PJ Morton thrills the crowd at BET’s Music Matters Showcase giving it his all in a rooftop performance of his Grammy nominated single “Only One” PHOTO Courtesy of BET The Grammy edition ... read more >>
Lil Mama will host The Pan African Film Festival along with a roster of Celebrity Jurors to judge Films in Competition
Written by Shonassee Shaver 30 January 2014
The CrazySexyCool actress will be hosting the Pan African American Film Festival this year The Pan African Film Festival readies for its 22nd anniversary of prestigious and global Black cinema on February ... read more >>
BEFORE SUPER BOWL, BRUNO MARS HEADS TO GRAMMYS
Written by MESFIN FEKADU AP MUSIC WRITER 23 January 2014
(AP Photo/Powers Imagery)  NEW YORK (AP) -- Wish Bruno Mars would write you a hit song? Keep dreaming. The singer-songwriter-producer, who has penned hits like CeeLo Green's "Forget You!" and B.o.B's ... read more >>
SCRIPT IN THE WORKS FOR POSSIBLE NEW COSBY SITCOM
Written by Associated Press 23 January 2014
(AP Photo/Victoria Will) NEW YORK (AP) -- NBC is confirming that Bill Cosby is developing a possible new sitcom he would star in. The deal brings the 76-year-old entertainer together with a writing ... read more >>
NAACP Image Awards Nominations Announced ‘12 Years a Slave’ and ‘Scandal’ up for top honors in film and television
Written by Princess Manasseh 23 January 2014
CELEBRITY HOSTS: both fan favorite television stars and silver screen stars came out to announce the 45th NAACP Image Award Nominees (L-R Keke Palmer, Gina Torres, Joe Morton, Bresha Webb, David Oyelowo) ... read more >>
The Five Heartbeats are Back
Written by Edward Rice, III Sentinel Contributing Writer 23 January 2014
It’s been more than 20 years since the theatrical release of Robert Townsend’s The Five Heartbeats. Townsend’s beloved film about the rise and fall of a 60’s singing group has remained popular ... read more >>
Reel Talk 1.16.14
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer 22 January 2014
Condola Rashad to co-star in Upcoming Fox Series "Hieroglyph" Condola Rashad who has been working her way up the film industry’s ladder will co-star in Fox’s drama series “Hieroglyph.” Set ... read more >>