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Keke Palmer lands talk show, will become youngest talk show host in TV history

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Keke Palmer has landed her own daytime talk show on BET. The 20-year-old actress will become the youngest talk show host in TV history when she takes on The Keke Palmer Project (working title). 

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B. Scott loses lawsuit against BET

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BET is well within its rights to request certain attire for its hosts according to a judge who dismissed B. Scott’s lawsuit against the network. The transgender blogger, television personality and radio host filed a discrimination suit against the network, claiming it humiliated him during last year’s BET awards by forcing him to change into […]

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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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