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The Black community continues to be disproportionately affected by the global pandemic. Prominent entertainment figures in the Black community often have the voice and economic power to fuel the help needed. On April 22, the “Saving Our Selves: A BET COVID-19 Relief Effort” broadcast will air on BET. Co-hosted by Grammy Award-winning singer, actress Kelly Rowland…

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and BET Her will kick off in a big way. The network is airing its 2nd annual “BET Her Fights: Breast Cancer” special, which was pre-recorded on Thursday, Sept. 20, in the Riverside EpiCenter outside Atlanta, and also launching a national multi-platform call-to-action campaign called “BET Goes Pink” to…

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Friday night, sources claim Tamar Braxton took sick and was hospitalized and Xscape stepped up to fill in for the Love and War singer. BET’s new network BET/Her, formerly Centric, chose the Epicenter in Atlanta to shoot an incredible first annual BET/Her Fights Breast Cancer event. No further information was given and the audience didn’t have…

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When first lady Michelle Obama spoke onstage alongside the M.A.D. Girls; Kaya Thomas, Chental-Soing Bembry and Gabrielle Jordan, it was apparent the young girls were elated. After all, they graced the white carpet, had their pictures taken by the press, were in the midst of celebs like Ciara, Willow Smith, Erykah Badu, Regina King and…

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BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ celebrates its fifth year honoring the triumphs of inspirational Black women who are trailblazers in the areas of art, philanthropy, sports and community service. Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King are back as hosts. BET Networks and BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ Inc. are honored to welcome first lady Michelle Obama to her first…

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Black Entertainment Television executive Connie Orlando got teary eyed and her voice quivered often during her acceptance speech at the Black Women Film Network at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta. Myra J, best known for her hilarious contributions to the “Tom Joyner Morning Show,” waxed poetic about her illustrious career that is far more…

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