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Michael Eric Dyson, Robert Glasper discuss Black History at BET Honors

February 8, 2014 marked the taping of the annual BET Honors Awards held in our nation’s capital at The Warner Theater. It was one of the most star-studded events thus far in 2014 with notables on hand like Aretha Franklin, Berry Gordy, Ice Cube, Ken Chenault, Carrie Mae Williams and many more. In light of Black History Month, some of the honorees and presenters discussed what it means to be honored by your own community.

‘Rolling out’ talks to Zindzi Mandela at BET Honors

Her father was an icon and world-changer who moved mountains socially and politically. But her subdued grace was a reminder that, in spite of Nelson Mandela’s lofty legacy and persona, she is simply a daughter who has just lost her father.

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