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Bob Johnson

Bob Johnson Applauds GOP Sen. Tim Scott for Championing Diversity Bill

Calls for companies to increase minority business opportunities and diversity in the workplace

BET founder Bob Johnson applauds GOP Sen. Tim Scott, for championing a bill that ensures…

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Latinos

Want to Boycott All Things Donald Trump? Get Excited ‘Cause There’s an App for That

Here's to making the Trump dump way easier.

The Boycott Trump app, available via iTunes and Google Play, offers users an organized list…

By Black Enterprise

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AMC

RLJ Entertainment Partners With AMC Networks To Deliver Diverse Streaming Content

Bob Johnson to receive $65 million investment to accelerate distribution of content on the Urban Movie Channel

Find out why AMC Networks if partnering with BET Founder Bob Johnson and giving him…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Debra Lee

BET’s Debra Lee Tasked to Co-Chair NAMIC Conference

As Chairman and CEO of BET Networks, Lee's continual support for diversity and innovation through inclusion makes her an ideal selection for this honor

Find out why Chairman and CEO of BET, Debra Lee, as been selected as the…

By Safon Floyd

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American Black Film Festival

American Black Film Festival Encores at BET Experience

The festival travels from Miami to L.A. for two days of films and master classes.

Catch the encore of the American Black Film Festival at BET Experience, June 24-26.

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The Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color Celebrates Its 10th Year

COSEBOC’s Gathering of Leaders edifies and educates

Ron Walker, executive director of the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color, says the…

By Robin White Goode

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How this Engineering Graduate Transitioned from Intern to Music Executive

Yomi Desalu opens up about his career journey in the music business

Music executive Yomi Desalu opens up about his career journey to BET.

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BET Acquires ‘Soul Train’ Franchise With Hopes To Preserve Legacy

Find out why BET Networks recently acquired the 'Soul Train' franchise from InterMedia Partners and Ron Burkle’s Yucaipa Companies

Learn how BET Networks recently acquired the ‘Soul Train’ franchise from InterMedia Partners and Ron…

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Top 5 Memorable Takeaways with BET’s Debra Lee

What it takes to make power moves in order to be a C-suite power player

Debra Lee’s 5 essential nuggets for remaining afloat in your career.

By Safon Floyd

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2016 ABFF AWARDS

American Black Film Festival Awards Recap

News and views from the 2016 ABFF Awards

ABFF Awards: A Celebration of Hollywood, aired on BET and Centric Tuesday, February 23rd…

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O'shea Jackson Jr., actor

ABFF Awards: A Groundbreaking Celebration of Black Hollywood

An evening dedicated to honoring the impact of African Americans in film and television

Last night America got a chance to experience all of the black star magic with…

By Safon Floyd

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2016 ABFF AWARDS

ABFF Awards Celebrates Black Film and TV Tomorrow on BET

A Celebration of Hollywood TOMORROW, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

ABFF Awards: A Celebration of Hollywood,” hosted by actor and comedian Mike Epps and…

By Safon Floyd

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Ryan Coogler, film director

ABFF Awards Honors Rising Star Ryan Coogler

A Celebration of Hollywood, Tuesday, Feb. 23rd at 8 p.m. ET/PT on BET and Centric

Ryan Coogler honored as Rising Star on ABFF: A Celebration of Hollywood, Tuesday, February 23rd…

By Safon Floyd

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Sheila Johnson, Salamander Hospitality

Black History Month: Sheila C. Johnson, CEO of Salamander Hospitality

29 days of modern black history makers

Sheila C. Johnson, best known as co-founder of Black Entertainment Television, is the first African…

By Safon Floyd

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RLJ Entertainment Recognizes Black History Month With Special TV Programming

Lineup includes dramas based on true events

RLJ Entertainment’s Urban Movie Channel (UMC) is kicking off Black History Month with the premiere…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Microsoft Board Chair John W. Thompson’s ‘Fireside Chat’ a Highlight of Wall Street Project Annual Gala

Thompson to be honored alongside Sheila C. Johnson and Bernard J. Tyson

It has officially been announced that Microsoft Chair and CEO of Virtual Instruments, John W.…

By Safon Floyd

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2016 ABFF AWARDS

BET Networks Partners With American Black Film Festival For 2016 ABFF Awards

"A Celebration of Hollywood” hosted by actor and comedian Mike Epps will premiere on BET and Centric

“The ABFF Awards: A Celebration of Hollywood,” presented by the American Black Film Festival and…

By Safon Floyd

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Black Star Grove Expands the Cultural Horizons of Black Youth

Founder Amber Turner promotes self-confidence, academic excellence and leadership

Amber Turner, M.A. was witnessing a trend that she grew increasingly frustrated with. The lack…

By Daron Pressley

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NAACP Image Awards: Box Office Hits ‘Creed’ and ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Take the Lead

Shondaland hits 'Scandal' and 'How to Get Away with Murder' also get nods

Nominees for the 47th annual NAACP Image Awards were announced, with ‘Creed’, ‘Straight Outta Compton’,…

By Kali Wilder

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#BEBizChat: Jai Stone Talks Building a Successful Business Without Compromising Your Happiness

Founder of Emotional Nudity providing tips for women entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur and Periscope star Jai Stone will share tips for women to build successful businesses…

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