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B. Scott Files $2.5 Million Suit Against BET for Gender Discrimination

B. Scott Files $2.5 Million Suit Against BET for Gender Discrimination

by Jamilah King on August 7 2013, 5:46PM

The television personality says that there’s no excuse for the network’s behavior earlier this summer.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Jamie Foxx Wears Trayvon Martin T-Shirt to BET Awards for Second Straight Year

by Jamilah King on July 1 2013, 12:59PM

The actor opted to make another silent statement.

Topics: /NOW

NFL Sports Drama 'The Last Fall' to Premiere on BET

NFL Sports Drama ‘The Last Fall’ to Premiere on BET

by Jorge Rivas on December 13 2012, 11:00AM

“The Last Fall” is a coming of age sports drama that illustrates the difficulties many young NFL players face when their professional football careers are over at 25.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Janelle Monáe On Being a Former Maid and Why She Still Wears a Uniform

Janelle Monáe On Being a Former Maid and Why She Still Wears a Uniform

by Jorge Rivas on November 5 2012, 4:44AM

The singer-songwriter delivered the most moving speech of the evening at the BLACK GIRLS ROCK! 2012 awards ceremony.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

BET Co-Founder Says Network Reinforces Negative Stereotypes

BET Co-Founder Says Network Reinforces Negative Stereotypes

by Jorge Rivas on October 15 2012, 4:25PM

The co-founder says the network’s current content reinforces negative stereotypes of blacks in the U.S.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Whitney Houston, Donna Summer, Rodney King and Trayvon Martin Remembered at BET Awards

Whitney Houston, Donna Summer, Rodney King and Trayvon Martin Remembered at BET Awards

by Jorge Rivas on July 2 2012, 11:34AM

Kanye West, Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé were all present at the BET Awards ceremony Sunday but the highlight of the show everyone is talking about today came from Cissy Houston.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Jamie Foxx Wears Trayvon Martin T-Shirt to BET Awards

Jamie Foxx Wears Trayvon Martin T-Shirt to BET Awards

by Jorge Rivas on July 2 2012, 9:57AM

While most male celebrities walked the BET red carpet in suits, Jamie Foxx wore a t-shirt with a special message.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Kanye West, Beyonce Lead BET Awards Nominations

Kanye West, Beyonce Lead BET Awards Nominations

by Jorge Rivas on May 23 2012, 10:28AM

The nominees for the 2012 BET Awards were announced Tuesday and leading the way with seven nominations is Kanye West.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

BET Launching New Daily Show-Style Satire Starring Former CNN Anchor T.J. Holmes

BET Launching New Daily Show-Style Satire Starring Former CNN Anchor T.J. Holmes

by Jorge Rivas on April 12 2012, 5:45PM

Former CNN weekend anchor T.J. Holmes will host a late night comedic news show on BET later this year.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Chris Brown Wins Five BET Awards

Chris Brown Wins Five BET Awards

by Jorge Rivas on June 27 2011, 2:00PM

The singer thanks his fans in the latest chapter of his comeback kid narrative. But has he gotten the help he needs?

Topics: Arts & Culture

50 Cent's New Pocketbook Values: Anti-Gay Won't Pay, Even for Hip Hop

50 Cent’s New Pocketbook Values: Anti-Gay Won’t Pay, Even for Hip Hop

by Kenyon Farrow on April 8 2011, 9:34AM

Iconic DJ Mister Cee’s arrest for allegedly having commercial sex with a transgender woman is stirring an unexpected conversation in the hip-hop industry.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Mister Cee

BET Paying Black Actors Less Than White Actors

BET Paying Black Actors Less Than White Actors

by Jorge Rivas on November 15 2010, 1:50PM

If BET doesn’t pay black actors fairly, who will?

Topics: Media

BET Tackles Women in Hip-Hop, And We're Not Cringing

BET Tackles Women in Hip-Hop, And We’re Not Cringing

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on September 3 2010, 4:01PM

From craft to technique, the station’s new documentary’s asking old questions to a new audience.

Topics: Media

Readers Debate Chris Brown's BET Comeback

Readers Debate Chris Brown’s BET Comeback

by Jorge Rivas on July 1 2010, 2:53PM

If singer Chris Brown had beat up Black Entertainment Television (BET) president Debra Lee’s daughter, would she let him on her awards show? That was just one of the questions readers posed on a ColorLines story published earlier this week….

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media

Chris Brown's Fake Tears? He Had No Business on BET Either Way

Chris Brown’s Fake Tears? He Had No Business on BET Either Way

by Jorge Rivas on June 28 2010, 3:32AM

Debate’s stirring over whether Chris Brown’s breakdown on the BET Awards show was real or marketing. The real question is why he was there in the first place.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

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