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BET Plus, a New Streaming-Video Service for All Things Black From BET and Tyler Perry, Announces Start Date

Tyler PerryPhoto: Paras Griffin (Getty Images for Essence) BET+, a new streaming-video service created through a partnership between BET and Tyler Perry, is set to bring all things black to subscribers’ viewing screens beginning Sept. 19. For $9.99 per month, subscribers will be able to access all manner of black content, Deadline reports, with a […]

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Black Girls Rock! Reminds Us That the World Would Be Lost Without Black Women

Photo: Jemal Countess (GETTY IMAGES) We owe black women a debt that we could never even imagine repaying. They have blessed us with their presence and for that, we are better as a collective. The love they have shown us held us through some of our darkest times, while simultaneously reminding us that we are […]

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A Thank You to Black Women

Black women are a gift that keeps on giving. A lot of us wouldn’t be the people we are today if it weren’t for black women blessing us with their presence and their grace. The lessons black women have taught us have shaped and saved our lives in infinite ways. We owe them a great […]

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Angela Bassett to Receive Icon Award at 2019 Black Girls Rock! Ceremony

Photo: Rebecca Sapp (Getty Images) There are certain things we can always depend on being fact: Water will always be wet, fire will always be hot and the world would be lost without black women. Facts are facts, America. Knowing that black women make the world go ‘round, BET is once again gathering attendees to […]

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Robert Johnson of BET Fame Still Got Love for Donald Trump While Saying of Democrats: Y’all Moving Too Far, Too Fast

In this November 2016 photo, Donald Trump greets Robert Johnson (right), the founder of BET, and Johnson’s wife, Lauren Wooden, as they arrive for a meeting with Trump at his Bedminster Township, N.J., golf club following Trump’s presidential election win. Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty) The nation’s first black billionaire, BET founder Robert Johnson, says Democrats […]

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Robert Johnson of BET Fame Still Got Love for Donald Trump While Saying of Democrats: Y’all Moving Too Far, Too Fast [Corrected]

In this November 2016 photo, Donald Trump greets Robert Johnson (right), the founder of BET, and NFL executive Traci Otey Blunt as they arrive for a meeting with Trump at his Bedminster Township, N.J., golf club following Trump’s presidential election win.Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty) The nation’s first black billionaire, BET founder Robert Johnson, says Democrats […]

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Some of Black Hollywood’s Biggest Stars Play ‘Black Ass Game’

It’s been said time and time again that the black experience is not monolithic. That fact becomes especially apparent when some of the most controversial topics that separate the black community come up in conversation. Or at least during a round of “Black Ass Game.” In the latest segment, many of the biggest and blackest […]

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Building His Own: Tyler Perry Is Partnering With BET to Launch Streaming Service This Fall

Tyler Perry accepts the Ultimate Icon Award onstage at the 2019 BET Awards on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) Tyler Perry is building his empire and his next venture is coming with a little help from his friends at BET. During his Ultimate Icon Award acceptance speech at […]

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The Root Is at the 2019 BET Awards and You’re Getting This Liveblog — It’s Like You’re There, Too!

Cardi B performs at the 7th Annual BET Experience at L.A. Live Presented by Coca-Cola on June 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) The day has come, y’all! Time to bust out your hypothetical red carpet looks for the 19th Annual BET Awards (and yes, you can find anything from ballgown […]

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Top 8 Iconic BET Awards Moments

Photo: Kevin Winter (GETTY IMAGES) We’ve been blessed to see another June and with this month comes the blackest night in television. Yup, that’s right, it’s time we gather around as a family and tune into the BET Awards! Since 2001 (yes it has been 18 whole entire years), BET has been celebrating the best […]

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2019 BET Awards: And the Ceremony Host Is…Regina Hall!

Regina Hall attends The Premiere Of Universal Pictures “Little” on April 08, 2019 in Westwood, California.Photo: Presley Ann (Getty Images) BET has some news, and it ain’t Little—the 2019 awards ceremony has a host, and it’s none other than Regina Hall! Per BET’s press release: Regina Hall is one of entertainment’s top leading actresses and […]

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