Tag Archives: BET

A Look At ‘Blackbird,’ The First Film On The New ‘Black Netflix’

By Neda Ulaby A tiny independent movie has been picked by one of Hollywood’s biggest moguls to promote his latest venture. Robert L. Johnson created BET and now, the Urban Movie Channel — an online channel that’s being called the … Continue reading

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How BET’s ‘The Game’ Launched a Legal War Over a Facebook Page

By Eriq Gardner In January 2011, the television industry was shocked by the success of BET’s premiere of The Game, which had been canceled by The CW two years earlier. The show’s premiere attracted 7.7 million viewers, which led to some examination … Continue reading

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‘The Game’ Producers Sign Major BET Deal

Congratulations to Salim and Mara Brock Akil! This deal will signify continuation of the long overdue programming overhaul at BET. ‘The Game’ Producers Sign Major BET Deal.

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Esperanza Spalding-Jazz Ain’t Nothin’ but Soul

If you are into jazz or even if you are not, you have to pick up this lady’s new CD. If you’re not into jazz listening to Esperanza Spalding certainly will get you into jazz. I had posted one of … Continue reading

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7 Businesses That Went From Black-Owned To Corporate Entities

Excellent article that was informative, inspiring and troubling all at once. Informative and inspiring because if you do a business study on the organizations featured it provides a template for success. It is troubling because in the business world of … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson: The Song Continues, But We Must Sing It

Almost a week after celebrating the musical legacy of Michael Jackson and watching Chris Brown’s tribute at the BET Awards, this commentary by Rev. Wallace is possibly the best I have read because it teaches a higher lesson that all … Continue reading

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Chris Brown’s MJ Tribute at the BET Awards

Here is another view on the same issue of Chris Brown’s tribute on the BET Awards. Chris Brown’s MJ Tribute at the BET Awards.

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

I watched the BET Awards show Sunday night and I thought Chris Brown’s performance was great. Jorge Rivas, when looking at the larger picture does have some valid and substantial arguments. What is your opinion? COLORLINES – Chris Brown’s Fake Tears? … Continue reading

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