Tag Archives: BET

Beverly Bond Shows the World That ‘Black Girls Rock’

The renowned DJ tells how she turned a t-shirt slogan into a national movement

DJ Beverly Bond began her entertainment career rockin’ the turntables at the hottest clubs for…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Watch: Actress Kim Fields Stays in the Game, Part 2

Multitalented actress discusses the business of filmmaking.

Kim Fields is the new host of BET's Lens on Talent.
We spoke to veteran actress,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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No. 2: Robert L. Johnson, The Power Player

Follow the Black Enterprise 40th Anniversary countdown of the most impactful black business leaders of the past 40 years

In celebration of our 40th anniversary, Black Enterprise ranks the Titans: The 40 Most Powerful…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Can Mara Brock Akil Change The Game?

Producer and cast of network TV's only black show campaign for expansion to a one-hour time slot

Against the backdrop of The CW Television Network’s plans to abandon the half-hour comedy genre…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Robert Johnson Creates Lending Facility for Mortgage Servicers

BET founder seeking TARP funds to finance venture

Through Urban Trust Bank, Robert L. Johnson created a new entity, Homeowners First Bank. Homeowners…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Reginald Hudlin Leaves Post as President of BET

Hudlin's departure announced via e-mail to staff

Reginald Hudlin, president of entertainment at BET Networks, is stepping down from his position according…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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RLJ Development Checks Out, Cashes In

Company sells hotel real estate for nearly $900 million in deal with Inland Real Estate Group

BET founder Robert L. Johnson’s real estate investment company, RLJ Development L.L.C. (No. 8 on…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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2008 Women of Power Legacy Award Winner
Ruby Dee Davis: Actress, Poet, Activist, Playwright, Screenwriter & Journalist

Four Days of Empowerment

Sheila Johnson, Ruby Dee Davis, others share wisdom at Women of Power Summit

Sheila Johnson, Ruby Dee Davis, and others share wisdom at Women of Power Summit.

By Nicole Marie Richardson

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Bob Johnson’s New Liberia Venture

BET founder set to open luxury African hotel

BET founder set to open luxury African hotel

By Ann Brown

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Will DC Air fly?

BET founder is confident of new venture despite odds

Robert Johnson’s position on the board of directors of US Airways has landed him a…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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