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14 Aug. 2016

Regina’s hallmark


A character actor is often described as a transfiguration of sorts: one whose dramatic appearance reveals great beauty, spirituality or magnificence. Regina Hall is synonymous with theatrical transfiguration hoisting a bevy of acting roles from stereotypical to standout. Her hallmark is a solid trademark–whether vulnerable or venerable–the Washington, DC native surrenders to each role she’s […]

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17 May. 2016

Twitter, Inc. names BET’s Debra Lee to Board of Directors


The Board of Directors of Twitter, Inc. has appointed Debra L. Lee, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BET Networks, to serve as a Board member, effective immediately. Ms. Lee will also serve as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and, effective following Twitter’s 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, as chairperson of […]

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23 Feb. 2016

ABFF and BET celebrate Black Hollywood Black-ish wins top TV show


ABFF Ventures and BET Networks partnered to produce the “ABFF Awards:  A Celebration of Hollywood,” hosted by actor and comedian Mike Epps celebrating top stars and filmmakers. “Twenty years ago, I created the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) to spotlight the rich diversity of talent and achievement. It was born out of my love for […]

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12 Jan. 2015

BET rolls out new programming


BET Networks will premiere the new docu-series, “IT’S A MANN’S WORLD” starring David and Tamela Mann, Wednesdays at 9 P.M. ET/PT. Known for their starring roles on stage and screen, Tamela and David Mann have become household names for their comedy series, “Meet the Browns.”  Their new show, “IT’S A MANN’S WORLD” will take a […]

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15 Aug. 2014

McDonald’s Rob Jackson committed to African American community


McDonald’s celebrates the African American community, honors individuals of note Accomplishments within the African American community resound all year long and McDonald’s USA will be the first to affirm such.  McDonald’s 365Black Awards launched in 2003 as an extension of the company’s 365Black platform, which celebrates the pride, heritage and achievements of African-Americans year-round. The […]

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05 Oct. 2013

Bishop Jakes and DeVon Franklin, BET


The BET network expands its gospel programming with a new talk show. In lock step with movers and shakers’ –himself being one– DeVon Franklin is among the first guests on the new weekly talk show, T.D. Jakes Presents: Mind, Body & Soul. The show’s premier is Sunday, October 6, 12noon PST, 11 am CST, on […]

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21 Aug. 2013

McDonalds’ 365Black Awards on BET, August 25th


10th annual awards program recognizes leaders in entertainment, education, sports and business– strengthening communities McDonald’s 365Black Awards are given annually to salute outstanding individuals who are committed to making positive contributions that strengthen the African-American community. This year’s honorees include: legendary recording artist and “Empress of Soul” Gladys Knight; supermodel Beverly Johnson; education leader Dr. […]

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01 Jun. 2013

BET 2013 Awards, Dwayne Wade and Chris Tucker


On Sunday, June 30, 2013, live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade will be honored with the BET Awards ‘13 Humanitarian Award presented by State Farm for his commitment to excellence and dedication to community and worldly charitable causes. R&B singer Miguel has been added to the line-up of […]

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