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Leaked emails from BET executive confirm B. Scott’s allegations of discrimination awards

A few months ago, we reported on B. Scott’s experience at last year’s BET Awards. The blogger and critic was hired by the network as a red carpet correspondent for the show. After the event, Scott wrote a blog about network executives demanding a wardrobe change and then filed a lawsuit.  Now, leaked emails suggest that Scott’s allegations have merit. Executives not […]

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Lady Obama Takes The Stage on BET’s 106 & Park

By Rashad J. Smith First Lady Michelle Obama was the guest of honor on BET’s 106 & Park Tuesday evening. When introduced by host Bow Wow and Keshia Chante, FLOTUS came out grooving to Beyonce’s “Get Me Bodied” hit song, the same song used for the Lets Move Campaign.

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BET founder Robert L. Johnson to receive highest form of recognition in media

Black Entertainment Television (BET) Founder Robert L. Johnson will be inducted into the 2013 Giants of Broadcasting Honors, an annual distinction established by the Library of American Broadcasting. The award is the highest award recognition in media.

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B. Scott Sues BET For Forcing Him to Change Attire at Awards Show

B. Scott is suing BET for forcing him to change his attire before hosting the 2013 BET Awards Red Carpet special.

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BET Says They Regret ‘Miscommunication’ w/ B. Scott

BET has released a statement regarding the controversy surrounding their treatment of blogger/media personality B. Scott. In the statement, BET says they regret the “miscommunications from both parties,” and unintentionally offending the LGBTQ community.

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BET Refused to Let Blogger B. Scott Wear Heels at Awards Show

It’s not the BET Awards if something horrible didn’t pop off, right? Well, blogger B. Scott, who hosted the BET Awards red carpet last night, has confirmed that the network refused to let him wear high heels.

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BET Founder Bob Johnson Calls on President Obama to Address Black Unemployment

Robert Johnson, BET founder, billionaire, and head of RLJ enterprises, has once again called for President Obama to address black unemployment more directly. And he’s got an idea.

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Don’t Sleep on BET’s Don’t Sleep

While I’m excited about the fact that a network created particularly for Black America is taking a stance and focusing on analyzing and potentially solving Black issues, I’m bothered because I feel the network is afraid to bring this program in with full-force.

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BET Runs Anti-Obama Ad: “How Can I Vote For Someone Who Doesn’t Respect Me?”

An anti-Obama ad, currently running on BET in Cleveland, OH, and Seattle, WA presumably expresses some black people’s qualms with the POTUS. Will this ad prove effective in the battleground state of Ohio? What do you think of the claims in the ad?

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Violence Erupts at BET Hip Hop Awards

Multiple incidences of violence erupted at the BET Hip Hop Awards taping  in Atlanta this weekend. According to reports, Rick Ross’ Maybach Music camp were quite busy, getting involved in separate scuffles with individuals affiliated with Young Jeezy and 50 Cent’s G-Unit crew respectively. BET has released a statement, denouncing the violence, and maintaining that […]

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